1) West Fen, Lincs; 2) Harvesting on Lincs Wolds; 3) Red Hill Quarry nr Goulceby, Lincs by Peter De Wint

Three works depicting local landscapes and local farming methods relating to the history of the area.


Details

Medium:
1 & 2) watercolour over pencil; 3) oil on millboard
Dimensions:
1) 16.5 x 31.2 cm; 2) 17.1 x 44.5 cm; 3) 31 x 45.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,000 ( Total: £30,000)
Acquired in:
2006
Vendor:
W/S Fine Art Ltd

West Fen (illustrated here) shows rare evidence of how the landscape appeared prior to drainage.

Provenance

1) W/S Fine Art Ltd. 2) Fine Art Society, London, 1948; W/S Fine Art Ltd. 3) John Volkins; Mrs KLA Dixon; RMM Pryor; W/S Fine Art Ltd.

Venue details

Louth Museum 4 Broadbank, LOUTH Lincolnshire LN11 0EQ 01507 601211 www.louthmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £3.50)

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