5 July 2011
William Daniell, R.A. (London 1769-1837)
Windsor Castle from the Brocas Meadow
signed and dated 'W Daniell.1827.' (lower left)
pencil and watercolour heightened with white and with scratching out, within the artist's framing lines
12¼ x 20 1/8 in. (31.1 x 51.1 cm.)
with Oscar & Peter Johnson, London, where purchased for the present collection.
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(Possibly) London, Royal Academy, 1827, no. 540.
The name of the meadow comes from the Brocas family who were local nobility in the 13th Century, most notably Sir Bernard Brocas, Master of the Horse to King Edward III (1312-1377).
For further information on Daniell's views of Windsor see lot 143.
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