Description
Creator
Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
Title(s)
  • Ugbrooke Park
Date
1780
Medium
Pen and black ink, grey wash
Dimensions
  • image height 375mm,
  • image length 540mm
Mount
mounted by the artist
Inscription
  • sheet, recto, lower right
  • “Francis Towne delt / 1780”
Object Type
Monochrome wash

Collection
Catalogue Number
FT151
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, 1780
Exhibition History
[?] Three Exeter Artists of the Eighteenth Century: Francis Hayman RA, Francis Towne, John White Abbott, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, 1951, no. 68
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 at the upper end of Upper Water, the middle of three lakes at Ugbrooke. The preparatory study is not known.

by Richard Stephens

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