Description
Creator
Patience, Carpenter, Lady Trelawny after Francis Towne
Title(s)
  • Netley Abbey
Date
1803
Medium
Watercolour
Dimensions
  • image height 550mm,
  • image width 400mm
Support
paper watermarked “J WHATMAN 1794”
Mount
mounted
Inscription
  • sheet, recto, lower right
  • “PC. Carpenter delt. 1803”
  • in Towne’s hand(?)
Inscription
  • artist's mount, verso
  • “Netley Abbey near Southampton / From a Drawing of / Francis Towne’s / 1803”
  • in light brown ink in Towne’s hand
Object Type
Watercolour

Collection
Catalogue Number
FT895a
Description Sources
Examination (image)

Provenance

Descended from the artist until sold at Hansons Auctioneers, Derbyshire on 4 May 2013, lot 29.

Associated People & Organisations

Private Collection
Hansons Auctioneers & Valuers, 4 May 2013, lot 29

Comment

This is after an unknown watercolour (FT895g), presumably from Towne’s 1798 visit. It is similar in character to the large reworked study of Netley in ruins that is now at the Tate (FT601).

by Richard Stephens

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