Description
Creator
Patience, Carpenter, Lady Trelawny
Title(s)
  • A View near Countess Wear Bridge looking towards Topsham and Exmouth
Date
1806/12/24
Medium
Watercolour
Dimensions
  • image height 390mm,
  • image width 536mm
Mount
mounted on paper watermarked “GEORGE TAYLOR 1802”
Inscription
  • artist's mount, verso
  • “A View taken near Countess Ware Bridge looking / towards Topsham & Exmouth. P.C. Carpenter. Delt. / December 24th: 1806.”
Object Type
Watercolour

Collection
Catalogue Number
FT895f
Description Sources
Examination

Provenance

Descended from the artist until sold at Hansons Auctioneers, Derbyshire, on 4 May 2013, lot 35 (a pair with FT895e).

Associated People & Organisations

Private Collection
Hansons Auctioneers & Valuers, 4 May 2013, lot 35 (a pair with FT895e)

Comment

Since Carpenter herself inscribed this, she was probably not copying Towne here. It is a less assured drawing than others in the group sold in 2013.

by Richard Stephens

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