5 June 2003
Peter de Wint, O.W.S. (1784-1849)
Harvesting scene, stacking hay
pencil and watercolour with scratching out
22 3/8 x 13 1/8 in. (56.8 x 33.3 cm.)
The Collection of Peter Allen Esq.(+); Christie's, London, 11 March 1893, lot 53, as 'Stacking Hay' (75 gns. to Agnew's).
with Agnew's, London, 1893, where purchased by William Kenrick and by bequest to
William Byng Kenrick, and by descent in the family.
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Manchester, Jubilee Exhibition, 1887.
Although there is no identifiable topographical feature, the landscape in the present watercolour is entirely consistent with a view in the Trent Valley.
We are grateful to John Ellis for his help in preparing this catalogue entry.
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