Description
Creator
John White Abbott (1763 - 1851) after Francis Towne
Title(s)
  • Tree Study
Date
No date
Medium
Pencil, pen and brown ink, grey and blue washes
Dimensions
  • image height 273mm,
  • image length 500mm
Mount
mounted by the artist
Inscription
  • artist's mount, verso
  • “F.T.J.W.A.”
Object Type
Monochrome wash

Collection
Versions
Tree Study, Untraced
Catalogue Number
FT821
Description Sources
Examination (image)

Provenance

Descended to Gertrude Agnes White Abbott (d.1937, née Prynne), wife of the artist’s grandson, who gave the drawing in 1923 to the present owner, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (E.3988-1923).

Associated People & Organisations

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1923, E.3988-1923
Gertrude Agnes White Abbott ( - 1937), 1923

Comment

Judging by the trees in the background, this study is after an Italian drawing now lost (FT277).

by Richard Stephens

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