Ambleside Stepping Stones 1888 Original Oil Painting


In 1888, an original oil painting captured a Victorian lady crossing the stepping stones at Ambleside in the Lake District. Based on a contemporary black and white photograph, this artwork brings to life the charm of the era.

Ambleside, situated in Cumbria, Northwest England, holds historical significance as the gateway to Windermere, England's largest natural lake. Nestled in the picturesque surroundings that once inspired romantic poets like Wordsworth, Shelley, and Keats, Ambleside retains its timeless allure.

The painting invites viewers to immerse themselves in the tranquillity of the Lake District, evoking a sense of nostalgia for a bygone era. With each brushstroke, the artist captures the essence of Victorian leisure and the breathtaking beauty of Ambleside's landscape.

As viewers gaze upon this masterpiece, they are transported to a time when nature's wonders stirred the imagination and fuelled the poetic soul, reminding us of the enduring allure of the Lake District's scenic splendour.

  • Oil on Canvas.
  • Ambleside Stepping Stones 1888 Original Oil Painting.
  • Bespoke Handmade Frame.

Width: 97 cm  |  Depth: 6 cm  |  Height: 64 cm

Item code: OP133-3LAWMD

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