London, South Kensington
25 April 2007
William George Jennings, R.A. (British 1763-1854)
A view at Westhamble, Surrey, with a figure on a track, a lake in the distance
signed with initials and dated 'WGJ 1803' (lower left)
oil on canvas
17½ x 27 in. (44.4 x 68.6 cm.)
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Col. M.H. Grant, A Chronological History of Old English Landscape Painters, Leigh-on-Sea, 1959, vol VI, p. 437, pl. 461.
Colonel Grant records that 'A considerable wanderer [Jennings'] exhibited landscapes including views in many counties from Surrey to the Lakes, [were] all so well done as to cause most of them to be attributed to better known hands.' (op. cit.).
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