John Sell Cotman and Peter De Wint
see it divided by landowners and industry in the 19th century, while Fran Cottell and Simon Poulter look at the privatisation of land during the Thatcher era.
It is typical of his work, which is influenced by mid 19th century artists such as JWM Turner, John Varley, John Glover, Thomas Girtin and Peter De Wint
Samples by some of our leading contemporary watercolour painters show just how difficult it is to recreate the seemingly effortless effects of Turner, Peter De Wint
or John Singer Sargent.
JMW Turner's St Michael''s Mount, below, and Cookham on Thames, by Peter De Wint
, which both feature in the Sydney Jones exhibition
They include works by JMW Turner, Paul Sandby, JR Cozens, John 'Warwick'' Smith, Thomas Varley, Thomas Girtin, Anthony Vandyke, Copley Fielding, Peter de Wint
, David Cox and John Sell Cotman.
Masterpiece Watercolours and Drawings - a touring exhibition from National Museums Liverpool - features works by JMW Turner, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, David Cox, Edward Lear, Peter de Wint
and Edward Burne-Jones.
One group are sniffily asking why no-one was interested in their De Wint
, Paul Nash, Lucien Freud or whatever.
It includes water colours by Girtin, Turner and Cotman, and drawings by Cox and De Wint
, and this is the first time the whole collection has been exhibited to the public.
It is not the most incisive of these essays, and I think it is wrong in describing Edward Rippingille as 'John Clare's artist': Peter De Wint
has a stronger claim to that title.
van de Wint
's project, consisting of three elaborate earthworks created on tiny islands on the outskirts of town, could be visited only with the artist himself, who brought a handful of people at a time on his motorboat and demonstrated how each piece functioned in relation to the landscape.
Outstanding among these was Peter de Wint
who, with Copley Fielding and David Cox, dominated the scene for the next twenty years.
Includes Peter de Wint
's mid-19th Century picture of Conwy Castle.