- Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
- In Peamore Park
- Pen and grey ink, watercolour
- image width 279mm,
- image length 419mm
- mounted by the artist
- recto, lower left
- "F.Towne delt / 1778."
- artist's mount, verso
- "In Peamore Park"
- Object Type
- Catalogue Number
- Description Sources
- Notebooks and papers of Paul Oppé (1878-1957), private collection
Information at Christie's, London
Bequeathed by the artist in 1816 to James White of Exeter (1744–1825), on whose death it passed to Towne’s residuary legatee John Herman Merivale (1779–1844) and his successors. Merivale’s granddaughters Maria Sophia Merivale (1853–1928) and Judith Ann Merivale (1860–1945), both of Oxford, inherited the drawing in May 1915 (BP178). Judith Merivale sold it to Catherine Lambert in October 1932 for £25. It is thereafter untraced, although it was photographed by Christie’s at an unknown date.
- Associated People & Organisations
- Catherine Lambert (active 1932)
- John Herman Merivale (1779 - 1844)
- Judith Ann Merivale (1860 - 1945)
- Maria Sophia Merivale (1853 - 1928)
- James White (1744 - 1825)
- Exhibition History
- [?] Exhibition of Original Drawings at the Gallery, No.20 Lower Brook Street, Grosvenor Square, 20 Lower Brook Street, 1805, no. 10 as 'A Study of a tree blown down in Peakmore Park'
- Catalogue of a collection of pictures, drawings, furniture and works of art of the Empire and Regency period : select examples of Romano-British art, Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1929, no. 12
- Henri Lemaitre, Le Paysage Anglais a l'Aquarelle 1760-1951, Bordas: Paris, 1955, p. 148
- Paul Oppé, 'Francis Towne, Landscape Painter', The Walpole Society: London, 1920, p. 104-105
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