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Potter Gate, Lincoln

Watercolour
ca. 1800-1849 (painted)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour
Brief Description
Watercolour entitled 'Potter Gate, Lincoln' by Peter De Wint. Great Britain, ca. early 19th century.
Physical Description
Watercolour showing a road leading beneath a gate-house, with Lincoln cathedral visible in the background.
Dimensions
  • Height: 28.8cm
  • Width: 39.8cm
Production typeUnique
Credit line
Given by Miss H. H. Tatlock
Subjects depicted
Places Depicted
Summary
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.
Bibliographic Reference
Lambert, Susan. Drawing: Technique & Purpose. London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1981. 14 p.
Collection
Accession Number
P.59-1921

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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