Description
Creator
Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
Title(s)
  • Albano
Date
ca. 1784
Medium
Oil paint
Object Type
Oil painting

Collection
Versions
Lake Albano, Private Collection
Catalogue Number
FT411
Description Sources
Inscription on FT292
Associated People & Organisations

Untraced
[?] Foster's auctioneers (1883 - 1940), 8 November 1832, lot 423
James Curtis, 1784

Comment

As the inscription states, James Curtis commissioned two oil paintings from Towne in 1784 (this and FT410). Conceivably it might have been the picture sold by Dennis at Foster’s on 8 November 1832 (Lugt 13109), lot 423, Town – View on Lake Albano, for £1 2s. to Prowett.

by Richard Stephens

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