• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 7783

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours Day Sale

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 228

    Peter de Wint, O.W.S. (Staffordshire 1784-1849 London)

    Cookham-on-Thames, Berkshire

    Price Realised  

    Peter de Wint, O.W.S. (Staffordshire 1784-1849 London)
    Cookham-on-Thames, Berkshire
    watercolour with scratching out on paper
    12½ x 19¼ in. (31.8 x 49 cm.)


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    Visit www.christies.com for additional information on this lot. Cookham-on-Thames was a popular subject for de Wint. Between 1814 and 1829 he executed thirteen drawings for W.B. Cooke's Thames Scenery and it was probably during this period that the present work was executed.

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    Provenance

    Lady Muir-MacKenzie.
    with Agnew's, London, by 1971.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 17 November 2005, lot 55.
    with The Bourne Gallery, Surrey, where purchased by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN