The West Front of Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire by Francis Towne

Created during Francis Towne’s tour of north Wales and Shropshire in the summer of 1777, this view of Tintern Abbey is an early example of the artist’s mature watercolour style.

Details

Medium:
Pencil, pen, and grey ink and watercolour
Dimensions:
29.2 x 36.8 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,750 ( Total: £18,750)
Acquired in:
2013
Vendor:
Christie's

Provenance

Artist's estate; John Herman Merivale; by descent to John Lewis Merivale; George Montague; Angel Merivale; Sotheby's; Christie's; Lawrence of Crewkerne.

Venue details

Chepstow Museum Gwy House, Bridge Street, CHEPSTOW Monmouthshire NP16 5EZ 01291 625 981 www.chepstowmuseum.co.uk/

Entry details

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