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Winter's Loveliness

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The title aptly captures this beautiful winter landscape. By layering various hues the snow has been delicately painted and almost glows in the soft light of the scene. E. H. Compton, born in Upper Bavaria, Germany, was the second son of Edward Theodore Compton. Like his father, Harrison was inspired by the Alps to become a mountain painter although he was later crippled by polio. This painting shows the lake of Starnberg, close to his home town of Feldafing, with the Alps just visible in the background.

Torre Abbey Historic House and Gardens

Torquay


Date

1904

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 86 x W 138.5 cm

Accession number

A190

Acquisition method

gift from Colonel C. N. Luxmoore, 1933

Work type

Painting


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Torre Abbey Historic House and Gardens

Torre Abbey, The King's Drive, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5JE England

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