Interior of Bonn Cathedral

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qqqq960x720This painting is widely reproduced in French and English etchings. The following version can be found in Tombleson’s Views of the Rhine, page 41: https://archive.org/stream/tomblesonsviewso01tomb#page/n63/mode/2up

There are numerous discrepancies between the engraving and the painting, especially the absence of the illuminated cross at the altar.

1374155_10100213171664169_7381785863378123828_nThe only plausible artist of this work is Henry Milbourne (1781-1826), who also painted the following church interior:

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If the attribution is correct, then the Interior of Bonn Cathedral once hung in Room V. of the Musee Dunkirk. Source: http://archive.org/…/01596486…/01596486_5361_djvu.txt

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