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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Paintings, Room 82, The Edwin and Susan Davies Galleries

Sweet Summer Time

Oil Painting
1869 (painted)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Redgrave loved the English landscape and painted it with an intensity comparable to the work of the Pre-Raphaelites. This scene is set in Wotton Meadows, near the artist's home in Surrey. The men on the left are erecting hurdles to pen sheep.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
oil on panel
Brief Description
Oil painting, 'Sweet Summer Time', Richard Redgrave, 1869
Physical Description
Oil painting
Dimensions
  • Estimate height: 21.6cm
  • Estimate width: 34.9cm
Dimensions taken from Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
'Richd Redgrave 1869' (Signed and dated by the artist, lower left)
Object history
Purchased, 1885
Subjects depicted
Summary
Redgrave loved the English landscape and painted it with an intensity comparable to the work of the Pre-Raphaelites. This scene is set in Wotton Meadows, near the artist's home in Surrey. The men on the left are erecting hurdles to pen sheep.
Bibliographic Reference
Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990, pp. 245-46
Collection
Accession Number
232-1885

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record createdMay 22, 2003
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