View of Nottingham from the Trent

View of Nottingham from the Trent



Peter de Wint (1784-1849)
View of Nottingham from the Trent

Grey washes and pencil, drawn on the back of part of a letter to de Wint which accompanied payment for rent
5.1 by 18.1 cm., 2 1/4 by 7 1/4 in.

Removed from an album of de Wint sketches compiled in the 1870s by Sarah Brooks, whose grandmother, Mrs Boover Brooks, was the artist's aunt;
By descent to Mrs A.G. Dawes;
With Andrew Wyld, 1979;
Private Collection until 2012

Andrew Wyld, 3 Cork St., Exhibition of Works by Peter de Wint, September/October 1979, no. 33

This is a view from the east showing Nottingham Castle and St. Mary's Church. It relates closely to a view of Nottingham in the Victoria and Albert Museum which is dated to 1847/8.


Height 5.1 cm / 2 "
Width 18.1 cm / 7 "