Description
Creator
John Jeffrey Short (1753 - 1801)
Title(s)
  • Alpine Landscape
Date
1796
Medium
Pencil, watercolour
Dimensions
  • image height 560mm,
  • image width 370mm
Mount
the paper laid on to a contemporary mount
Inscription
  • sheet, recto, lower left
  • “J.Short / delt. 1796”
  • in brown ink, perhaps in Towne’s hand
Inscription
  • artist's mount, verso
  • “No.7 John Short delint. 1796”
  • in brown ink in Towne’s hand
Object Type
Watercolour

Collection
Catalogue Number
FT896
Description Sources
Examination

Provenance

Descended from the artist to Mr and Mrs Tremlett of Bickham House, who sold it at Hampton and Littlewood, Exeter, on 1 May 2008, lot 508.

Associated People & Organisations

Private Collection, 1 May 2008
Hampton & Littlewood, Exeter, 1 May 2008
lot 508
Mr and Mrs Tremlett

Comment

This is surely a copy after a Swiss watercolour by Towne.

by Richard Stephens

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