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Other Continental Studies, 1780-1

Richard Stephens

Two miscellaneous drawings that seem to belong to no series are listed here. One is a drawing of the waterfalls at Terni on a wove paper measuring ca. 265 x 378 mm—perhaps the same type Towne had used recently at Rocca di Papa (FT278, FT279, FT280, FT281). A sketch on Lake Como is a close copy of a work in the Small Sketchbook series but is drawn on a larger sheet, perhaps at a later date.

 

About the author

  • In 2006 Richard Stephens was awarded a PhD at Birkbeck College, London, for his thesis, A Catalogue Raisonné of The Works of Francis Towne, on which this website is based. In 2016 he curated the exhibition Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's watercolours of Rome at the British Museum, London. He edits The art world in Britain 1660 to 1735, published by the University of York.

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Article title
Other Continental Studies, 1780-1
Author
Richard Stephens
Date
09/02/2016
Article DOI
https://doi.org/10.17658/towne/s2e9
Cite as
Richard Stephens, "Other Continental Studies, 1780-1", A Catalogue Raisonné of Francis Towne (1739-1816), (London: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2016), https://doi.org/10.17658/towne/s2e9

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