Henry Walter (1786 or 1790 - 1849)
Cows in a Landscape
A786; oil on canvas; 20 x 26 cm
Prov: George Richmond and by descent
Bequeathed by Mrs Hilda Fothergill Medlicott, 1950; WA1950.26
Walter was one of the 'Ancients', who lived and worked at Shoreham in Kent in the late 1820s. This landscape and its companion , A787, were given to his fellow 'Ancient', George Richmond. It depicts the timeless pastoral ideal Walter and his friend, Samuel Palmer, sought at Shoreham.
Information derived from the The Ashmolean Museum Complete Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings.