Description
Creator
Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
Title(s)
  • Lake District Scene
Date
ca. 1786/08
Object Type
Unknown

Collection
Catalogue Number
FT532
Description Sources
Barton Place catalogue

Provenance

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 (BP161). Bernard Milling of Squire Gallery visited Judith Merivale in November 1933 and expressed an interest then in buying this drawing; before the end of the year Miss Merivale sold it to him for £15, whereafter it is untraced.

Associated People & Organisations

Untraced
Squire Gallery, London, 1933, GBP 15
Judith Ann Merivale (1860 - 1945), Oxford, May 1915, BP161
Maria Sophia Merivale (1853 - 1928), Oxford, May 1915, BP161
John Herman Merivale (1779 - 1844), 1825
James White (1744 - 1825), Exeter, 1816

Comment

The Barton Place catalogue calls this simply “no name”.

by Richard Stephens

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