The Sherwin Brothers’ Copy of the Lost Mary Rose Wall Painting at Cowdray House

  title={The Sherwin Brothers’ Copy of the Lost Mary Rose Wall Painting at Cowdray House},
  author={Bernard Nurse},
  journal={The Antiquaries Journal},
  pages={371 - 384}
The publication by the Society between 1778 and 1788 of reduced black-and-white engravings of the celebrated wall paintings at Cowdray House, Sussex, was highly controversial at the time; now the engravings, one of which shows the sinking of the Mary Rose, serve as an important record of the sixteenth-century originals, lost to a fire of 1793. No contemporary colour copies of this particular wall painting were thought to have survived until the discovery in 2010 of a watercolour (since acquired… 
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