- Trees at Peamore
- Pen and black ink, watercolour
- image height 395mm,
- image width 505mm
- sheet, recto
- “JWA” monogram and dated “1802”
- label, verso
- “Peamore Devon, from a drawing by – Mr Towne – JWA – 1803 – The right hand tree only – copied. Given to Francis Abbott – March 1. 1832.”
- attached to the backboard
- Object Type
- Tree study at Peamore
- Catalogue Number
- Description Sources
- Sotheby’s records; Witt Library (image)
The drawing was sold at Sotheby’s on 22 November 1979, lot 181, whereafter it is untraced. The provenance was then given as John Drew; Elizabeth Drew, 1836; and by descent to the seller. However, according to the label’s inscription, the drawing was given in 1832 to Francis White Abbott, the artist’s son and Towne’s godson.
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