- Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
- Pencil, pen and grey ink, watercolour
- image height 178mm,
- image width 404mm
- two sheets
- sheet, verso
- “No.12 / Tiverton Septr. 11. 1813”
- Part of
- 1813 Sketchbook
- Object Type
Bequeathed by the artist in 1816 to James White of Exeter (1744–1825), on whose death it passed to Towne’s residuary legatee John Herman Merivale (1745–1844) and his successors. Merivale’s granddaughters Maria Sophia Merivale (1853–1928) and Judith Ann Merivale (1860–1945), both of Oxford, inherited the drawing in May 1915 as part of a sketchbook containing FT752 to FT764, which they sold in 1927 to Walker’s Galleries for £60. It was bought there by Sir Michael Ernest Sadler (1861–1943), who presented it in 1932 to the current owner, the Cooper Gallery, Barnsley (Inv. 8).
- Associated People & Organisations
- Cooper Gallery, Barnsley, 1932, Inv 8
- Sir Michael Ernest Sadler (1861 - 1943)
- Walker's Galleries, London, 1927, GBP 60
Within a sketchbook containing FT752 to FT764.
- Judith Ann Merivale (1860 - 1945), Oxford, May 1915
- Maria Sophia Merivale (1853 - 1928), Oxford, May 1915
- John Herman Merivale (1779 - 1844), 1825
- James White (1744 - 1825), Exeter, 1816
- Exhibition History
- 24th Annual Exhibition of Early English Watercolours, Walker's Galleries, 1928, no. 86
- Adrian Bury, Francis Towne - Lone Star of Water-Colour Painting, Charles Skilton: London, 1962, p.138 (as measuring 6 x 8in)
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