The Cage, Lyme Park


I like how you've approached this David, not surprised it's sold

Thank you all for those encouraging comments, much appreciated.

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The Cage, Lyme Park. Latest online sale, just dispatched to a buyer who lives within walking distance of this subject. Sorry to see this one go, it reminded me of the day when I painted it in the teeth of a bitterly cold hilltop wind. Unusually, I retreated to the cafe below after the watercolour washes, and put the details in with ink, with a warming coffee.

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David Whitehead

I have always loved the British landscape – walking in it, photographing it and now, since early retirement, painting it in watercolour. I prefer to paint in the field and have experienced all the difficulties the British weather can present to a painter, from the sun drying the paint on the…

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