9 December 2009
Peter de Wint, O.W.S. (Staffordshire 1784-1849 London)
watercolour with scratching out on paper
12½ x 19¼ in. (31.8 x 49 cm.)
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.
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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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