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    Sale 7435

    British Works on Paper

    21 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 163

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

    The Castle Tower and Assize Courts, Lincoln

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Peter de Wint, O.W.S. (1784-1849)
    The Castle Tower and Assize Courts, Lincoln
    pencil and watercolour
    8¼ x 9¾ in. (21 x 24.8 cm.)


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    The present watercolour is a particularly free-example of de Wint's late style. The view depicted is consistent with the West Gate of Lincoln Castle from Union Road.

    We are grateful to John Ellis for his help in preparing this catalogue entry.

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    Provenance

    Lord Clwyd.
    H.C. Green.
    with Agnew's, London (according to an inscription on the backboard).