Friday, January 22, 2010

John Samuel Raven - The Lesser Light to Rule the Night

signed with monogram l.l.
oil on canvas
42.5 x 63"
exhibited at the RA 1873
Described as a 'beautiful moonlit scene' it depicts Careg Cennen Castle overlooking the Black Mountains, one of the wildest and most romantic castles in Britain. Built in the 13th C by the Welsh Prince Rhys Ap Gryffyd.


Dsata said...

Wonderful painting !

Hermes said...

Great lighting isn't it.