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Title:

Sketchbook

Maker:

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

Category:

sketchbook

Date:

1809

School/Style:

British

Description:

46 ff; ff.43, 44, 45 and 46 are blank on both recto and verso, and are not listed individually elsewhere

Dimension(s):

height, book size, 160, mm
width, book size, 236, mm
height, sheet size, 154, mm
width, sheet size, 228, mm

Acquisition:

given; 1923; The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Provenance:

bt. from Miss Judith A. Merivale, 4 Park Town, Oxford, together with nos. 1091-1093 in 1923 for £30

Inscription(s):

signature; inside cover; Francis Towne
date; inside cover, below the above; August 24. 1809
; cover; ink; Capel Cergi etc / 1809 (in the hand of the artist)

Exhibition(s):

Francis Towne. 1997-06-24 - 1998-01-04
Organiser: Tate Gallery, London, Britain
Venue: Tate Gallery, London
Notes: Touring exhibition. On display at Tate Gallery (London) until 14/09, then at the Leeds Art Gallery from 02/10

Parts(s):

1090.f.1; Scribble
1090.f.2; Inscription
1090.f.3; View of Clifton at Bristol
1090.f.4; Inscription
1090.f.5; A view of Shrewsbury from the river Severn
1090.f.6; Blank
1090.f.7; The Castle at Shrewsbury from the bridge
1090.f.8; Blank
1090.f.9; A view of part of the town of Shrewsbury
1090.f.10; Blank
1090.f.11; A view of Snowdon near Capel Cerig
1090.f.12; Blank
1090.f.13; A view taken from the back door of the inn at Capel Cerig
1090.f.14; A view of Snowdon from Capel Cerig
1090.f.15; Blank
1090.f.16; A view of Snowdon from Capel Cerig
1090.f.17; A view of Snowdon from Capel Cerig
1090.f.18; A view of part of Conway
1090.f.19; Conway Castle
1090.f.20; Part of Conway Castle
1090.f.21; A view of Tremerton Castle and Hingston Hill
1090.f.22; A view of Caradon Hill, Cornwall
1090.f.23; Blank
1090.f.24; St. Michael's Mount
1090.f.25; A view in Cornwall?
1090.f.26; St. Michael's Mount
1090.f.27; St. Michael's Mount
1090.f.28; Blank
1090.f.29; A view of St Michael's Mount and the coast of Cornwall
1090.f.30; Near Holm Chase, Devonshire
1090.f.31; Near Holm Chase, Devonshire
1090.f.32; A bridge, near Holm Chase, Devonshire
1090.f.33; A river near Holme Chase, South Devon
1090.f.34; Near Holme Chase, South Devon
1090.f.35; Near Holme Chase, South Devon
1090.f.36; Near Holme Chase, South Devon
1090.f.37; Blank
1090.f.38; A view of Buckland, South Devon
1090.f.39; Buckland, South Devon
1090.f.40; Blank
1090.f.41; A prospect of Buckland, South Devon
1090.f.42; Near Chedleigh (?)

Accession:

Object Number: 1090
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 13824; input: 2000-10-05; modified: 2019-06-19)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13824





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