- Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
- ca. 1783
- Pen and ink, (?) watercolour
- sheet, verso
- “Canonteign”, dated “1783”, and numbered “15”
- Object Type
- Catalogue Number
- Description Sources
- Barton Place catalogue; Paul Oppé notes
Bequeathed by the artist in 1816 to James White of Exeter (1745–1825), on whose death it passed to Towne’s residuary legatee John Herman Merivale (1779–1844) and his successors. Merivale’s granddaughters Maria Sophia Merivale (1853–1928) and Judith Ann Merivale (1860–1945), both of Oxford, inherited the drawing in May (BP190). In August 1936 Judith Merivale sold it to Squire Gallery for £3 3s., since when it is untraced.
- 1 Paul Oppé records: notes, ca. 1915.
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