Charles William Day, Peveril Castle, Derbyshire - 1834 watercolour painting

An original 1834 watercolour painting, Charles William Day Peveril Castle, Castleton, Derbyshire.

A striking watercolour painting with pen and ink of the 11th-century ruin of Peveril Castle, overlooking the village of Castleton in Derbyshire.

The painting is accompanied by a separate piece of paper which details the work's title and attribution, with British Antique Dealer's Association stamp.

Unsigned. Inscribed verso: "Peveril Castle, Castleton 'High Peak' Derbyshire, 1834".
In good condition for its age. There is minor age toning at the very top of the sheet.
10.7cm x 18.3cm.

Charles William Day (fl.1815-1859) was a traveller, writer and artist. He was author of a book entitled "The Art of Miniature Painting", published London 1852. He also penned "Five Years' Residence in the West Indies" published in 1852 (he lived in the United States for three years prior to travelling in the West Indies) and wrote "Hints on Etiquette", published in London and later in America, as "The American ladies' and gentleman's manual of elegance, fashion, and true politeness".

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Product code: JD-521

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