- Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
- A View in Ugbrooke Park
- 1774/10/04 - 1775
- Pen and black ink, grey wash
- image width 286mm,
- image length 451mm
- mounted by the artist
- sheet, recto, lower left
- “F.Towne 1775”
- “No 4 / A View in Ugbrooke Park. The seat of the Right Honble Lord Clifford / Drawn on the spot by Francis Towne / Oct the 4th 1774”
- Inscribed on “the modern backing”
- Object Type
- Monochrome wash
- Catalogue Number
- Description Sources
- Examination; Tate catalogue (image)
Commissioned by Hugh, 4th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh (1726–1783), and descended to the present owner.
- Associated People & Organisations
- Hugh Clifford, 4th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh (1726 - 1783)
- Private Collection
- Exhibition History
- Three Exeter Artists of the Eighteenth Century: Francis Hayman RA, Francis Towne, John White Abbott, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, 1951, no. 75
- Francis Towne, Tate Gallery; Leeds City Art Gallery, 24 June 1997 - 4 January 1998, no. 2
- Adrian Bury, Francis Towne - Lone Star of Water-Colour Painting, Charles Skilton: London, 1962, p. 140
- Timothy Wilcox, Francis Towne, Tate Publishing: London, 1997, p. 38
- 1 Wilcox went further, suggesting that Towne’s source was La Grande Chasse, an etching by Jacques Callot: Wilcox 1997, p.38.
Revisions & Feedback
The website will be updated from time to time and, when changes are made, a PDF of the previous version of each page will be archived here for consultation and citation.
Please help us to improve this catalogue
If you have information, a correction or any other suggestions to improve this catalogue, please contact us.