- Francis Towne (1739 - 1816)
- Lake of Wyburn in Cumberland
- ca. 1786/08
- [?] image width 155mm,
- [?] image length 235mm
- Presumably on paper
- sheet, verso
- “Wyburn” and “4 o clock”, and numbered “35”
- Object Type
- Catalogue Number
- Description Sources
- Agnew’s records; Wilcox 1997
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. In May 1915 Merivale’s granddaughters Maria Sophia Merivale (1853–1928) and Judith Ann Merivale (1860–1945), both of Oxford, inherited the drawing (BP150). In 1929 Judith Merivale gave it to her nephew Alexander Merivale (b.1901) and his wife Elizabeth, probably as a wedding present, whereafter it is untraced.
- Associated People & Organisations
- Elizabeth Merivale, 1929
- Alexander Merivale (born 1901), 1929
- Judith Ann Merivale (1860 - 1945), Oxford, May 1915, BP150
- Maria Sophia Merivale (1853 - 1928), Oxford, May 1915, BP150
- John Herman Merivale (1779 - 1844), 1825
- James White (1744 - 1825), Exeter, 1816
- Exhibition History
- [?] Exhibition of Original Drawings at the Gallery, No.20 Lower Brook Street, Grosvenor Square, 20 Lower Brook Street, 1805, no. 85 as 'Lake of Wyburn in Cumberland'
- Timothy Wilcox, Francis Towne, Tate Publishing: London, 1997, p. 119
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