Description
Creator
John White Abbott (1763 - 1851) after Francis Towne
Title(s)
  • Vesuvius
Date
No date
Medium
Pencil, pen and grey ink, grey wash
Dimensions
  • image height 216mm,
  • image length 452mm
Mount
mounted by the artist
Inscription
  • artist's mount, verso
  • “Vesuvius. Naples. Morning Light from the Right / F.T. JWA”
Object Type
Monochrome wash

Collection
Versions
Mount Vesuvius, National Galleries of Scotland
Catalogue Number
FT816
Description Sources
Examination (image); Museum records

Provenance

Descended to Gertrude Agnes White Abbott (d.1937, née Prynne), wife of the artist’s grandson who gave it to the current owner, the Victoria and Albert Museum (E.3987-1923).

Associated People & Organisations

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1923, E.3987-1923
Gertrude Agnes White Abbott ( - 1937)
Bibliography
Timothy Wilcox, Francis Towne, Tate Publishing: London, 1997, p. 158

Comment

This is a copy of FT232.

by Richard Stephens

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