- Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
- A Waterfall near Lidford
- ca. 1780 - 1790
- Pencil, pen and brown ink, watercolour
- image height 277mm,
- image length 203mm
- mounted by the artist on card which has been cut at the edges
- artist's mount, verso
- “A Water fall near Lidford”
- Object Type
Untraced until bought by Paul Oppé (1878–1957; no.50) at Foster’s on 9 March 1916 (see also FT571). Oppé’s descendants sold it in 1996 with the rest of his collection to the present owner, the Tate Gallery, London (T08565).
- Associated People & Organisations
- Tate, London, 1996, T08565
- Adolph Paul Oppé (1878 - 1957), London, 9 March 1916, no.508
- Foster's auctioneers (1883 - 1940), 27 July 1910, lot 151
Sold as group with FT228, FT257, FT283, FT284, FT296, FT310, FT318, FT319, FT325, FT326, FT327, FT329, FT330, FT339, FT340, FT361, FT793 and a drawing by an unidentified pupil.
- Exhibition History
- 76th Annual Exhibition of Water-Colour Drawings, Thomas Agnew & Sons, 1949, no. 1
- Paul Oppé, 'Francis Towne, Landscape Painter', The Walpole Society: London, 1920, p. 124
- Adrian Bury, Francis Towne - Lone Star of Water-Colour Painting, Charles Skilton: London, 1962, p. 147
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