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.

Provenance

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


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