Description
Creator
Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
Title(s)
  • Yanaise in Savoy
Date
No date
Object Type
Unknown

Collection
Catalogue Number
FT168
Description Sources
1805 exhibition catalogue
Associated People & Organisations

Untraced
Exhibition History
Exhibition of Original Drawings at the Gallery, No.20 Lower Brook Street, Grosvenor Square, 20 Lower Brook Street, 1805, no. 110 as 'Yanaise in Savoy'

Comment

This drawing, known only from its exhibition in 1805, was no doubt among the drawings that Towne made on his journey out from England to Italy, as he is known to have travelled in Savoy then. “Yanaise” is probably Annecy, but it could be identified with Ayse, near Bonneville, or else with Vanoise, near Mount Cenis.

by Richard Stephens

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