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St David's, Wales

St David’s, Wales


Title: St David’s, Wales

This sketch illustrates one of Goodwin’s working methods. If you look closely you can see annotations to inform the colours for the finished study.

Sketching was a habit of a lifetime whether in pencil, ink, watercolour, crayon or pastel. In his diary, Goodwin wrote “I am not sure if my flying sketches (as Ruskin used to call them) are not the best things I do.” A viewpoint also held by Ruskin.


SKU: Goodwin MNEMG9.1962.31.1 Category: