Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
  • Peamore (?)
No date
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Description Sources
Barton Place catalogue; Paul Oppé notes


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 grand-daughters Maria Sophia Merivale (1853-1928) and Judith Ann Merivale (1860-1945), both of Oxford, inherited the drawing in May 1915 (BP240), whereafter it is untraced.

Associated People & Organisations

Judith Ann Merivale (1860 - 1945), Oxford, May 1915, BP240
Maria Sophia Merivale (1853 - 1928), Oxford, May 1915, BP240
John Herman Merivale (1779 - 1844), 1825
James White (1744 - 1825), Exeter, 1816
Adrian Bury, Francis Towne - Lone Star of Water-Colour Painting, Charles Skilton: London, 1962, p. 132
Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds Art Calendar, No. 26: Leeds, 1954, p. 12
Paul Oppé, 'Francis Towne, Landscape Painter', The Walpole Society: London, 1920, p. 125


An unidentified drawing recorded in the Barton Place catalogue as BP240 perhaps shows Peamore, as Paul Oppé noted the following about it: “No place or date is more or less 207 [i.e. FT544].”1

by Richard Stephens


  1. 1 Paul Oppé records: notes ca. 1915.

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