Description
Creator
John White Abbott (1763 - 1851) after Francis Towne
Title(s)
  • The Convent of S. Antonio, Tivoli
Date
No date
Medium
Pen and grey ink, watercolour
Dimensions
  • image height 340mm,
  • image length 251mm
Inscription
  • sheet, verso
  • “Tivoli. Convent of St. Antonio. / F.T. JWA”

Collection
Versions
Monastery of Sant'Antonio, Tivoli, Untraced
Catalogue Number
FT818
Description Sources
Agnew's records (image)

Provenance

Sold by the artist’s great-granddaughter Rosetta Frances Dobson (1892–1965) to Agnew’s (no.2604) on 3 December 1937 among a group of twenty-five John White Abbott drawings (including FT828, FT833b, FT833c, FT835). Agnew’s sold it on 4 April 1938 to J. H. Scott-Mason for £10 10s. and it was subsequently in the collection of E. M. Scott-Mason. In November 1974 it was bought by Agnew’s (no.4307), who sold it on 22 November 1978. It was on sale again at Agnew’s in 1999, whereafter it is untraced.

Associated People & Organisations

Untraced
Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, 1999
Private Collection, 22 November 1978
Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, November 1974, no.4307
Mrs E. M. Scott-Mason, 1974
J. H. Scott-Mason, 4 April 1938, GBP 10 10s
Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, 3 December 1937, no.2604
A group with FT828, FT833b, FT833c, and FT835
Rosetta Frances Dobson (1892 - 1965), December 1937
Exhibition History
English Watercolours and Drawings: Agnew's 126th Annual Exhibition, Thomas Agnew & Sons, 1999, no. 15

Comment

This is a copy of FT265.

by Richard Stephens

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