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1800's Oil Painting on Canvas Der Went Water

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    Posted 6 years ago

    sunnynatur…
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    Really old oil painting on canvas. Prob. 1840-80 based on back stamp on canvas: "Prepared by Winsor & Newton, 38 Rathbone Place, London, W"
    Someone handwrote on the frame: "Der Went Water". It is signed but I can't read it. Your comments are welcome.

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      There are two Derwent Rivers.

      One in Cumbria, England and the other in Australia ..... My area.
      This might be either.
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Derwent_(Tasmania)

    2. sunnynature22 sunnynature22, 6 years ago
      Very interesting info. I've been trying to match up the setting and am leaning towards England. Thanks for the feedback!
    3. solver solver, 6 years ago
      As someone just said on another post, vertraio, you DO know everything. :-)

      Could it possibly be just as handwritten on the frame:

      Derwentwater (or Derwent Water), one of the principal bodies of water in the Lake District National Park in north west England. It lies wholly within the Borough of Allerdale, in the county of Cumbria. It was the subject of many English artists.
      source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derwentwater
    4. petey petey, 6 years ago
      Lake Derwent Water looking towards the Borrowdale Valley....I think...I go there once every month.

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