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WINT, Peter de (1784 - 1849), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WINT, Peter de (1784 - 1849), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 21 January 1784, in Stone (Staffordshire); died 30 June 1849, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Genre scenes, landscapes, waterscapes, mountainscapes, architectural views.

Peter de Wint is considered one of the finest English watercolour painters. Descended from a Dutch-American family, he was a pupil of John Raphaël Smith, through whom he became a close friend of Hilton, the history painter,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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