Description
Creator
John White Abbott (1763 - 1851) after Francis Towne
Title(s)
  • Lake Geneva
Date
No date
Medium
Pen and grey ink, grey wash
Dimensions
  • image height 203mm,
  • image width 324mm
Mount
mounted by the artist
Inscription
  • artist's mount, verso
  • “Lake of Geneva. F.T. JWA”
Object Type
Monochrome wash

Collection
Versions
Lake Geneva, Untraced
Catalogue Number
FT833a
Description Sources
Examination (image); Museum records

Provenance

Descended to Gertrude Agnes White Abbott (d.1937, née Prynne), wife of the artist’s grandson, who gave the drawing in 1923 to the present owner, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (E.3984-1923).

Associated People & Organisations

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1923, E.3984-1923
Gertrude Agnes White Abbott ( - 1937), 1923

Comment

This is a copy after a lost drawing by Francis Towne (FT378a).

by Richard Stephens

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