I painted this after visits to the Peak District. In Victorian times wealthy mill owners bought large tracts of the Derbyshire hills & built big houses and walled gardens with echoes of classical architecture. Now lie in ruins, taken over by the beech trees, tall soft grasses, & rhododendron thickets originally planted to embroider the old drives from the lodges to the big home. This is such a landscape of broken walls, beech woods & an overgrown drive above the Goyt Valley, reclaimed by nature.
Edition size: 95
Image size = 13.5″ x 20″
340mm x 508mm (approx)
Frame size – 660mm x 500mm / 26″ x 20″
20” X 13.5” Print price £120 plus £10 p&p