21 November 2007
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.)
with Agnew's, London (according to an inscription on the backboard).
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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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