Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
  • A Waterfall
No date
  • image height 279mm,
  • image width 229mm
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Description Sources
1951 Exeter catalogue; Agnew's records


Exhibit 60 in the 1951 Exeter exhibition, lent by Canon Francis Henry Dumville Smythe (1872/1873–1966). Pen and wash, 11 x 9 in. (279 x 229 mm) (exhibition catalogue). Sold by Smythe at Christie’s on 13 March 1961, lot 162, to Agnew’s (no.1231) with two other drawings (subjects: a thatcher and a cathedral). On 22 January 1962 Agnew’s sold it to a private collector.

Associated People & Organisations

Private Collection, 22 January 1962
Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, 13 March 1961, no.1231
Christie's, London, London, 13 March 1961, lot 162
Canon Francis Henry Dumville Smythe (1872/73 - 1966)
Exhibition History
Three Exeter Artists of the Eighteenth Century: Francis Hayman RA, Francis Towne, John White Abbott, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, 1951, no. 60

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