Francis Towne (British, 1739-1816) Berry Pomeroy Castle in the County of Devon
Lot 3*
Francis Towne
(British, 1739-1816)
Berry Pomeroy Castle in the County of Devon
Sold for £22,500 (US$ 37,818) inc. premium
Lot Details
Francis Towne (British, 1739-1816)
Berry Pomeroy Castle in the County of Devon
signed 'F. Towne' (lower right); signed and inscribed 'No 3, Berry Castle in the county of devon/the outline taken on the spot/Francis Towne' on a label attached to the reverse
ink and watercolour
31 x 48cm (12 3/16 x 18 7/8in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    with Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd., no.10173
    Collection of Malin
    Private collection, Canada

    LITERATURE:
    Paul Oppé, Francis Towne, Landscape Painter, Walpole Society 1920, p. 108.
    Timothy Wilcox, Francis Towne, Tate Gallery 1997, p. 39

    At least one other view of the castle is known to survive by Towne. This work, dated 1775, belongs to the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter.
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