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Peter De Wint

De Wint, Peter, 1784–1849, English landscape painter. He was a leading watercolorist. Most of De Wint's landscapes are distinctly English in subject and treatment, Lincolnshire scenes being favorites. A Cornfield and Landscape with Water (Victoria and Albert Mus.) are among his best-known works.

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