Windsor, Berkshire, England
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A watercolour showing a rural landscape. A female figure is shown in the foreground, seated on a bank by the side of a road. A building with a tower is shown behind and a river is shown to the left. A bridge is shown over the river and mountains are shown in the background.
Inscribed lower right: 1860
Madame de Coninck, formally Madame Maria de Hocédé, was the French Governess to Queen Victoria's children from 20 January 1859. Coninck was a favourite of Princess Alice and Princess Louise, who each presented her with an album of drawings (RCIN 981663 & RCIN 981664) before she left to remarry in July 1863. For other items in this volume see RCIN 981664.
Descriptive Medium: 'Watercolour over pencil, with touches of bodycolour', 'pencil, watercolour, bodycolour (touches of)'