Results 1 2995
1530 Previous Next

On the Derwent, Derbyshire
Explore Object
Creative Commons License

On the Derwent, Derbyshire

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Alfred Vickers, a self-taught landscape painter, worked in a sketchy, loose technique using distinctively bright, fresh colors. Though known primarily for his coastal marines painted on the Isle of Wight and his views of Wales, Vickers traveled through much of England recording the countryside. In this work, a river falls rapidly through hilly countryside, passing beneath a bridge. At a pool in the left foreground, cattle are being watered. There are several buildings with smoking chimneys on both banks of the river.
Provenance Mrs. Helen R. Cleland, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, June 25 1964, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] lower left: Vickers / 1861(?)
Credit Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Cleland, 1964

Download Image Add to Collection Creative Commons License

oil on canvas
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
H: 11 1/4 x W: 15 1/16 in. (28.5 x 38.3 cm)
  • United Kingdom, England, Derbyshire (Place Depicted)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


    Thumbnail: On the Derwent, Derbyshire
    Zoom Out Zoom In Back to Details  
    Full Size: On the Derwent, Derbyshire