Derwent Water

Description
‘Derwentwater’ attributed to Arthur Hughes, c.1836. This oil on canvas depicts the lake of Derwentwater in the English Lake District. The lake sits within part of Borrowdale and lies south of Keswick. The lake is known for its several islands. The lake is surrounded by woods and large estate houses. The scene seems to look South from Skiddaw, with Cat Bells to the West. A group of people, horses and flock of sheep can be seen in the foreground taking in the view.
Accession Loan No.
138/1975
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on canvas
Common Name
Derwent Water
Simple Name
painting
Full Name
Derwentwater
Dimensions
stretcher height 795 mm; stretcher length 1110 mm; frame height 1033 mm; frame length 1315 mm
Production Person Surname
Hughes
Production Person Initials
Arthur, attributed to
Period Classification
William IV (1830-1837)
Production Date
1836
Production Year Low
1836
Production Year High
1836
Production County
Devonshire
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Inscription / Transcription
Arthur Hughes 1836

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