Description
Creator
John White Abbott (1763 - 1851) after Francis Towne
Title(s)
  • The Lake and Town of Lugano
Date
No date
Medium
Pencil, pen and grey ink, grey wash
Dimensions
  • image height 265mm,
  • image length 460mm
Support
paper watermarked “J WHATMAN 1813”
Inscription
  • sheet, verso
  • “The Lake & Town of Lugano. Evening Light from the Left. / Fr.T.JWA”
Object Type
Monochrome wash

Collection
Versions
Town of Lugano on the Lake, Private Collection
Catalogue Number
FT822
Description Sources
Sotheby's records (image)

Provenance

Descended through the White Abbott family until sold at Sotheby’s on 10 July 1995, lot 34, for £1,450, whereafter it is untraced.

Associated People & Organisations

Untraced
Sotheby's, London, London, 10 July 1995, lot 34
Exhibition History
Three Exeter Artists of the Eighteenth Century: Francis Hayman RA, Francis Towne, John White Abbott, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, 1951, no. 136

Comment

This drawing is a version of FT346.

by Richard Stephens

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