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Title:

Raven Cragg with part of Thirlmere

Maker:

Towne, Francis; draughtsman; British artist, 1739/40-1816

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

1786-08-17

School/Style:

British

Technique:

pen and ink

Material(s):

graphite; medium
ink; medium
watercolour; medium
paper; support

Technique
Description:

graphite, pen, ink and watercolour on paper

Dimension(s):

height, 156, mm
width, 235, mm

Acquisition:

given; 1921; The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Provenance:

Messrs Agnew, 7 June 1921 for £75 (bt. together with no. 1051)

Inscription(s):

signature; lower centre; No. 31 F Towne / delt.
date; lower centre, following the above; 1786
; mount, verso; ink; Light from the left hand / 12 o Clock / No. 31. / Raven Cragg with part of Thirlmere Lake / in the Vale of St. John. in Cumberland / Drawn by Francis Towne / August 17th, 1786 / London / Leicester Square / 17(??) (date partly erased) (in the hand of the artist)

Accession:

Object Number: 1052
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 13822; input: 2000-10-05; modified: 2017-02-02)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13822





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