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JOHN WOOTTON (c.1682-1764)

1682 to 1764, England

A View from Richmond Hill; an English Arcadia

Oil on canvas

64.70 x 124.50 cm    25.47 x 49.02 inches

Overall Framed Size
82.50 x 142.70 cm    32.48 x 56.18 inches


John Wootton is probably most renowned for his sporting paintings, often of Newmarket, but he was also a landscapist of both topographical subjects and also in the classical tradition influenced by Gaspard Dughet and Claude Lorrain. He is important in the development of both English sporting and landscape painting in that he was a transitional artist who developed the Dutch style of portraying ...
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