Desenzano, Lake Garda inscribed and dated 'at Desenzano on the Lake of Garda, 1837' (lower left) watercolour over pencil heightened with bodycolour 25 x 35.5 cm. (10 x 14 in.)
Provenance: J. Hamilton Houldsworth.
The Houldsworths moved into Coltness House in Wishaw in 1840. They were a family of new wealthy industrialists. J. Hamilton Houldsworth was a director of several coal mining companies in the north of England and Scotland.
Exhibited: Glasgow International Exhibition, 1901; Scottish National Exhibition, Glasgow, 1911.