Swiss Lake Scene

Description
In this rare piece, Widgery depicts a peaceful scene on a lake, emphasised by the Swiss landscape in the background. The landscape itself is the focus; however, he also includes merchants, sailors, fishermen, and foragers in his painting, showcasing the activity this particular lake plays host to.
Accession Loan No.
221/1981
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on canvas
Common Name
Swiss Lake Scene
Simple Name
painting
Full Name
Swiss Lake Scene
Dimensions
stretcher height 700 mm; stretcher W 1132 mm
Production Person Surname
Widgery
Production Person Initials
William
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Date
1869
Production Year Low
1869
Production Year High
1869
Production Town
Exeter
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Inscription / Transcription
W Widgery 1869

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