Description
Creator
Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
Title(s)
  • View near Exeter
Date
No date
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
  • image height 1016mm,
  • image length 1270mm
Object Type
Oil painting

Collection
Catalogue Number
FT653
Description Sources
Exhibition catalogue; Towne’s letter of 1815
Associated People & Organisations

Untraced
Exhibition History
Works of British artists placed in the Gallery of the British Institution, Pall-Mall for exhibition and Sale, British Institution, 1815, no. 118, 'View near Exeter, measuring 1016 x 1270 mm, displayed in the Middle Room, West Side'
Bibliography
Timothy Wilcox, Francis Towne, Tate Publishing: London, 1997, p. 43

Comment

For Towne’s reference to this picture in his 1815 letter, see the Comment at FT652, which gives the subject of this picture as a view near the village of Whitestone, a little north-east of Exeter, looking towards the River Exe. No preparatory study is known.

by Richard Stephens

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