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The River Dee near Wynnstay, North Wales
Valley, Yorkshire

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Painted landscape view of a river, seen through two trees in the foreground


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height (actual size): 310mm
width (actual size): 286mm


inscribed on verso by Harriet de Wint: ‘on the River Dee nr Wynstay’

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watercolour over pencil on paper





History and association

Object history note

Provenance: 'The Whole of the Beautiful Works of that Unrivalled and Highly Respected Artist in Water Colours Peter de Wint, Esq. Deceased', Christie’s, London, 24 May 1850, Lot 287; bought by Shirley for £7.10.0; collection of R.J. Berkeley; Andrew Wyld 1979; R.M.M. Pryor; Peter de Wint: Pictures from the Pryor Collection, Sotheby’s, London, 4 July 2002, Lot 317; collection of Richard Henry Allen Amis (K.S. 1945-50; 1932-2018); by whom bequeathed to Eton College

Exhibited: 'Peter de Wint 1784–1849', Andrew Wyld, London, 25 September to 18 October 1979, catalogue number 60; Peter de Wint, W/S Fine Art, London, 16 November to 9 December 2005, catalogue number 25; 'An Etonian Collector: The Richard Amis Bequest', The Verey Gallery, Eton College, 16 November 2023 to 24 March 2024
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