Description
Creator
Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
Title(s)
  • River Scene with Trees and Rocks
Date
No date
Dimensions
  • image height 241mm,
  • image width 165mm
Object Type
Watercolour

Collection
Catalogue Number
FTX26
Description Sources
Fine Art Society records; Christie's records

Provenance

Watercolour, 9.5 x 6.5 in (241 x 165 mm). Sold at Christie’s on 19 November 1954, lot 14, for £73 10s. to the Fine Art Society (no.6129), which exhibited it in the spring 1955 Exhibition of Early English Water-Colours (no.19, River Scene, 1st ed. of the catalogue). They sold it on 26 or 30 March 1955 for £126 to Joseph Hawksley Elliot of Sheffield (d. ca. 1978).

Associated People & Organisations

Untraced
Joseph Hawksley Elliot (1884 - 1978), Sheffield, March 1955, GBP 126
The Fine Art Society, London, London, 19 November 1954, GBP 73 10s
Christie's, London, London, 19 November 1954, lot 14

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