On the South Downs

Description: An idyllic landscape watercolour painting depicting a panoramic view of the rolling hills and pastures of the South Downs. Cattle is grazing on the pasture, on the left, while two figures in the foreground, sitting apart, are in conversation. In the distance the rolling hills appear draped in hazy sunlight beneath a clear blue sky.

Place made: unknown or unrecorded
Measurements: Paper: 45.5 cm x 62 cm

Inscription text: Copley Fielding 1840
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Accession no: WAG 8182
Other number(s): 8182 [WAG Inventory Number]; JM 1441-4 (1970) [NML Photography Number]