Description
Creator
Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
Title(s)
  • Waterfall at Chudleigh Rock
Date
1787
Medium
Pencil, pen and brown ink, watercolour
Inscription
  • sheet, recto, lower right
  • “F.Towne.delt / 1787”
  • in brown ink
Object Type
Watercolour

Collection
Catalogue Number
FT541a
Description Sources
Owner (image)

Provenance

The 12th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh (1889–1964) gave this during the 1950s to one of his stepchildren, in whose family it remains. Lord Clifford’s ownership means that the drawing probably originated in the collection of Hugh, 5th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh (1756–1793).

Associated People & Organisations

Private Collection
Lewis Joseph Hugh Clifford (1889 - 1964)
[?] Hugh Edward Henry Clifford, 5th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh (1756 - 1793)
Exhibition History
Three Exeter Artists of the Eighteenth Century: Francis Hayman RA, Francis Towne, John White Abbott, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, 1951, no. 73 or 74 as 'Waterfall, Chudleigh Glen. Signed and dated 1787. Lent by Lord Clifford of Chudleigh. Water colour. 9 x 7.25in'

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