- Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
- Pencil, pen and grey ink, watercolour
- image height 260mm,
- image length 178mm
- sheet, verso
- “September 10th. 1813”
- Part of
- 1813 Sketchbook
- Object Type
- Catalogue Number
- Description Sources
- Christie’s records (image); Agnew’s records
Bequeathed by the artist in 1816 to James White of Exeter (1744–1825), on whose death it passed to Towne’s residuary legatee John Herman Merivale (1745–1844) 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 1915 as part of a sketchbook containing FT752 to FT764, which they sold in 1927 to Walker’s Galleries for £60. It was bought there by Norman Dakeyne Newall (1888–1952), whose descendants sold it at Christie’s on 13 October 1979, lot 73.
- Associated People & Organisations
- Christie's, London, London, 13 December 1979, lot 73
- Norman Dakeyne Newall (1888 - 1952)
- Walker's Galleries, London, 1927, GBP 60
Within a sketchbook containing FT752 to FT764.
- Judith Ann Merivale (1860 - 1945), Oxford, May 1915
- Maria Sophia Merivale (1853 - 1928), Oxford, May 1915
- John Herman Merivale (1779 - 1844), 1825
- James White (1744 - 1825), Exeter, 1816
- Exhibition History
- 24th Annual Exhibition of Early English Watercolours, Walker's Galleries, 1928, no. 84
- Timothy Wilcox, Francis Towne, Tate Publishing: London, 1997, p. 143
- 1 William Daniell, Clovelly, ca. 1814 (Somers Cocks 2002).
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