PETER DE WINT LANSCAPE OIL PAINTING "LINCOLN VIEW

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  • Sold Date: Nov 22, 2010
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PETER DE WINT LANSCAPE OIL PAINTING "LINCOLN VIEW"

HERE FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION WE ARE OFFERING FOR AUCTION A SIGNED ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING BY THE NOTED BRITISH LANDSCAPE ARTIST, PETE DE WINT. THIS PAINTING IS IN GOOD CONDITION AND WAS RELINED MANY YEARS AGO AS BEST WE CAN DETERMINE. THIS PAINTING MEASURES 16" x 12" WITH THE FRAME ADDING AN ADDITIONAL 4" TO THE DIMENSIONS. WE BELIEVE THAT IT MAY BE IN THE ORIGINAL FRAME ALTHOUGH IT IS VERY HARD TO DETERMINE. IT APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN RELINES. DE WINT PAINTED MANY WATERCOLOURS BUT HIS OIL PAINTINGS ARE RARE AND AT A PREMIUM. THIS PIECE OF HISTORY WILL ENHANCE ANY COLLECTION AND MAY EVENTUALLY FIND A HOME IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF LONDON AS AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF HIS WORK IN OIL AND JUSTIFIES WHAT ALFRED WILLIAM RICH SAID THAT, "NO ARTIST EVER CAME CLOSER TO PAINTING A PERFECT PICTURE THAN PETER DE WINT." THE PAINTING COMES WITH CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY INCLUDED WORLD MARKET ART LTD.

BIOGRAPHY OF HE ARTIST:

PETER DE WINT (January 21, 1784 - January 30, 1849)

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De Wint was the son of an English physician of Dutch extraction who had come to England from New York., he was born in Stone, Staffordshire. He moved to London in 1802, and was apprenticed to John Raphael Smith, the mezzotint engraver
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