This view of Borrowdale was not done from life but on the basis of a Beaumont sketch.

The drawing should be compared with two sketches by Sir George Beaumont, one dated 29 May 1798 and another inscribed Borrowdale, Wed Dec 26 Harrogate.

Provenance

Sir Francis Beaumont.


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