Windsor, Berkshire, England
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A watercolour showing a view of a house in a parkland landscape. A path is shown in the foreground, curving from the left to the house in the centre. The figures of a woman and child are shown walking on the path, towards the house. Trees are shown dotted across the foreground, with further trees shown behind.
Inscribed lower right: 1862
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', 'pencil, watercolour'