'Blackheath Park', oil on panel by William Mulready, Blackheath, London, England, 1852. Museum no. FA.137 Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857

'Blackheath Park', oil on panel by William Mulready, Blackheath, London, England, 1852. Museum no. FA.137 Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857

John Sheepshanks was a good friend and patron of Mulready. This Painting shows the view across the park from the gate of Sheepshanks's house at Blackheath, South London. A critic described the picture as 'a refreshing green bit of nature'.