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Watercolour - Under the Greenwood Tree
  • Under the Greenwood Tree
    Smythe, Lionel Percy, born 1839 - died 1918
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Under the Greenwood Tree

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    1902 (painted)
    1904 (exhibited)
    1907 (exhibited)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Smythe, Lionel Percy, born 1839 - died 1918 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by a member of the Walpole Society in memory of the Battle of Jutland (WWI).

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 62, box L

Physical description

Watercolour entitled 'Under the Greenwood Tree' depicting two young girls running through a grassy rural wood, with a farrow of pigs about them. Signed and dated by the artist.

Place of Origin

Britain (painted)


1902 (painted)
1904 (exhibited)
1907 (exhibited)


Smythe, Lionel Percy, born 1839 - died 1918 (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

L. P. Smythe 1902
Signed and dated


Height: 17.625 in, Width: 22.125 in

Descriptive line

Watercolour entitled 'Under the Greenwood Tree' by Lionel Percy Smythe. Great Britain, 1902.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921




Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Woods; Rural areas; Pigs; Piglets; Girls


Paintings; Landscapes


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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