Image
Panoramic Landscape with a Farmhouse
The Gere Collection, on long-term loan to the National Gallery, © Private collection 2000. Used by permission

It has recently been proposed by Prof. Allen Staley that this landscape is the work of the British painter Watts. It would have been painted in the Tuscan countryside, near Florence, where he was the guest of Lord Holland, British Minister there. One friend reported in spring 1845 that Watts had taken a 'violent fancy for landscape

painting

'.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1817 - 1904
Full title
Panoramic Landscape with a Farmhouse
Date made
about 1845
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
17.7 x 40.4 cm
Acquisition credit
The Gere Collection, on long-term loan to the National Gallery
Inventory number
L827
Location in Gallery