We use cookies to improve your experience online. By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our cookies policy.
Solomon Alexander Hart RA, Sketch of a portico at Ridgeway, Plymouth

Sketch of a portico at Ridgeway, Plymouth, August 1830

Solomon Alexander Hart RA (April 1806 - 1881)

RA Collection: Art

Solomon Hart made these drawings of Plymouth subjects when he returned to his home town in August 1830. Hart was born in Plymouth but moved to London with his immediate family in 1820. His grandfather, Henry Hart, was from Ansbach in Germany but settled in Plymouth where he became a rum merchant.

All objects in this group

Object details

Title
Sketch of a portico at Ridgeway, Plymouth
Artist/designer
Solomon Alexander Hart RA (April 1806 - 1881)
Date
August 1830
Object type
Drawing
Medium
Pen and ink with watercolour wash on cream wove paper
Dimensions

195 mm x 155 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
03/7473
Acquisition
Bequeathed by Richard Phené Spiers 1916
return to start
back

Start exploring the RA Collection

read more
  • Explore art works, paint-smeared palettes, scribbled letters and more...
  • Artists and architects have run the RA for 250 years.
    Our Collection is a record of them.
Start exploring