Description
Creator
Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
Title(s)
  • Ugbrooke Park
Date
1776
Medium
Pen and black ink, grey wash
Dimensions
  • image height 419mm,
  • image length 705mm
Inscription
  • sheet, recto, lower right
  • F.Towne delt 1776”
Object Type
Monochrome wash

Collection
Catalogue Number
FT059
Description Sources
Witt Library (image)

Provenance

Commissioned by Hugh, 4th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh (1726–1783), and descended to the present owner.

Associated People & Organisations

Private Collection
[?] Hugh Clifford, 4th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh (1726 - 1783), Chudleigh, Devon, 1776
Exhibition History
Three Exeter Artists of the Eighteenth Century: Francis Hayman RA, Francis Towne, John White Abbott, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, 1951, no. 66, 67 or 69
Bibliography
Adrian Bury, Francis Towne - Lone Star of Water-Colour Painting, Charles Skilton: London, 1962, p. 140
Timothy Wilcox, Francis Towne, Tate Publishing: London, 1997, p. 50

Comment

This is a view from near Ugbrooke House itself, looking in roughly the opposite direction to FT056. The study for this work is not known. The hill on the far side of the lake, behind the tall tree at the centre right of this drawing, is the subject of FT057.

by Richard Stephens

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