Description
Creator
Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
Title(s)
  • Ugbrooke Park
Date
1775
Medium
Pen and black ink, grey wash
Dimensions
  • image height 419mm,
  • image length 705mm
Inscription
  • label, verso
  • “1775”
  • According to a twentieth-century label attached to the frame
Object Type
Monochrome wash

Collection
Catalogue Number
FT057
Description Sources
Wilcox; 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, 1775
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 appears to be a view of rising ground north of the middle lake, near Ugbrooke House. No study for it is known.

by Richard Stephens

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