- Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
- Part of Ambleside
- Pencil, pen and brown ink, watercolour
- image height 159mm,
- image length 235mm
- mounted by the artist
- sheet, recto, lower left
- artist's mount, verso
- “No.11 Morning light from the right hand 8 o’clock Part of Ambleside at the head of the Lake of Windermere. Drawn by Francis Towne August 7 1786, London July 5th Leicester Square: 1791”
- Object Type
Untraced until presented in 1924 by Fanny Jane Elizabeth Douglas (b.1865) to the current owner, the Victoria and Albert Museum (P.24-1924). Fanny Douglas was the daughter of John White Abbott’s son Revd John White Abbott (b.1799) by his fourth wife Jane Skardon.
- Associated People & Organisations
- Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1924, P.24-1924
- Fanny Jane Elizabeth Douglas (1865)
- Rev John White Abbott (1799 - ?)
- John White Abbott (1763 - 1851)
- Exhibition History
- [?] Exhibition of Original Drawings at the Gallery, No.20 Lower Brook Street, Grosvenor Square, 20 Lower Brook Street, 1805, no. 72 as 'Part of Ambleside'
- Adrian Bury, Francis Towne - Lone Star of Water-Colour Painting, Charles Skilton: London, 1962, p. 128
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