- Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
- ca. 1781
- Pencil (?), pen and grey ink, grey wash
- image length 322mm,
- [?] image width 322mm
- sheet, verso
- Object Type
- Monochrome wash
- Catalogue Number
- Description Sources
- Barton Place catalogue; Paul Oppé 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 (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 1915 (BP22a). Judith Merivale sold it in January 1936 to Squire Gallery for £4 10s., whereafter it is untraced.
- 1 Paul Oppé records: notes, ca. 1915.
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