I am offering for auction a very fine and large early 19th century watercolour of a shepherd with his dod and cattle in a mountain setting, overlooking a lake with mountains beyond. Possibly Wales. Painted by well known listed artist a Peter De Wint, 1784-1849. Signed bottom left.
Condition. In fair condition. The paper has faded. A few fox marks. Later frame and mount. Ready to hang.
Peter De Wint (21 January 1784 – 30 January 1849) was an English landscape painter. A number of his pictures are in the National Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum and The Collection, Lincoln. He died in London.
De Wint first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1807, and the following year at the Gallery of Associated Artists in Watercolours. In 1809 entered the Royal Academy schools. He was elected an Associate of the Old Water Colour Society in 1810 and was made a full member the following year. By that time, as an established drawing-master, he was spending his summers teaching well-to-do provincial families. In 1812 he became a member of the Society of Painters in Watercolours, where he exhibited for many years, as well as at the Academy.
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- Title of artwork
- A shepherd with his dog and cattle in a mountain landscape
- Peter De Wint. O.W.S. (1784-1849)
- Hand signed
- Sold with frame
- Overall in fair condition with traces of ageing
- Image size
- 60×55 cm
- 6 kg
- Total dimensions
- 79×67×5 cm