Description
Creator
John White Abbott (1763 - 1851) after Francis Towne
Title(s)
  • Lago di Muzzano
Date
No date
Medium
Pencil, pen and grey ink, blue and grey washes
Dimensions
  • image height 265mm,
  • image length 480mm
Support
paper watermarked “J WHATMAN 1813” (or “J Whatman 1813”)
Inscription
  • sheet, verso
  • “Lago Torfi, near Lugano. Morning. Fs T. / JWA’”
Object Type
Monochrome wash

Collection
Versions
Lago Torfi, near Lugano, National Gallery of Victoria
Catalogue Number
FT823
Description Sources
Sotheby's records (image)

Provenance

Descended through the White Abbott family until offered for sale at Sotheby’s on 10 July 1995, lot 32, and again at Sotheby’s on 14 November 1996, lot 129, where it was bought for £2,200 by Spink-Leger, whereafter it is untraced.

Associated People & Organisations

Untraced
Spink-Leger Pictures, London, 14 November 1996, GBP 2200
Sotheby's, London, London, 14 November 1996, lot 129
Sotheby's, London, London, 10 July 1995, lot 32
Exhibition History
Annual Exhibition of Watercolours and Drawings 1997, Spink-Leger Pictures, 1997, no. 21

Comment

This drawing is a version of FT347.

by Richard Stephens

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