Peter De Wint
Landscape with Horses Grazing date not known

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Peter De Wint 1784–1849
Landscape with Horses Grazing
Date Date not known
Medium Oil paint on paper on canvas
Dimensions Support: 381 x 584 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1923
Not on display

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Although De Wint is best known as a watercolourist, he was trained as an oil painter under John Raphael Smith and used the medium throughout his life. According to family tradition, he would have devoted himself to oil painting had he found any buyers for his work. After De Wint's death his dealer was surprised to find the attic of the artist's house fitted up as a gallery of his unsold oils.

September 2004

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