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Watercolour - Potter Gate, Lincoln
  • Potter Gate, Lincoln
    Peter de Wint, born 1784 - died 1849
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Potter Gate, Lincoln

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800-1849 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Peter de Wint, born 1784 - died 1849 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss H. H. Tatlock

  • Museum number:

    P.59-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case TOPIC, shelf 3G

Lincoln was the childhood home of De Wint's wife and brother in law, and he spent many summers there. Here he subtly captures Lincoln and its cathedral in the warm light and long, definite shadows of a summer's evening.

Physical description

Watercolour showing a road leading beneath a gate-house, with Lincoln cathedral visible in the background.

Place of Origin

Britain (painted)

Date

ca. 1800-1849 (painted)

Artist/maker

Peter de Wint, born 1784 - died 1849 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 28.8 cm, Width: 39.8 cm

Descriptive line

Watercolour entitled 'Potter Gate, Lincoln' by Peter De Wint. Great Britain, ca. early 19th century.

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

Lambert, Susan. Drawing: Technique & Purpose. London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1981. 14 p.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Cathedral cities; Gatehouse

Categories

Paintings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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