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Watercolour - Sheltering from the Sun

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1953P165
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1830 - 1840

Maker Information

Watercolourist:Peter De Wint - View biography for Peter De Wint


De Wint would have regarded this piece as a finished work, not a sketch. His method of watercolour painting allows the natural flow of the wet pigment to create the impression of a tree, with hardly any supporting detail.

Presented by J Leslie Wright1953, received on his death, 1954.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:English Landscape
Medium:Watercolour over pencil.


Height:321 mm
Width:219 mm