Description
Creator
Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
Title(s)
  • The Cascade of Terni
Date
No date
Medium
(?) Oil on canvas
Object Type
Oil painting

Collection
Versions
The Cascade of Terni, British Museum
Catalogue Number
FT300a
Description Sources
Jones 1890

Provenance

Bequeathed by the artist to James White of Exeter (1744–1825), on whose death it reverted to Towne’s residuary legatee John Herman Merivale (1779–1844) and his successors. In 1890 it was in the possession of William Buckingham, the husband of Merivale’s daughter Elizabeth (1822–92).

Associated People & Organisations

Untraced
William Buckingham, 1890
John Herman Merivale (1779 - 1844), 1825
James White (1744 - 1825), Exeter, 1816
Bibliography
Winslow Jones, 'Francis Towne Landscape Painter', Notes and Gleanings: a monthly magazine devoted chiefly to subjects connected with the counties of Devon and Cornwall, ed. William Cotton (ed.), No. 26: Exeter, 1890, p. 18

Comment

Winslow Jones described “a painting of the falls of Terni, which was given to Mr.William Buckingham” and was “dark and heavy”.1

by Richard Stephens

Footnotes

  1. 1 Jones 1890, p.18.

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