A View of Elterwater by Francis Towne

The drawing comes from a sketchbook which survived at least partially intact.

Details

Medium:
Pen and brown ink with watercolour
Dimensions:
16 x 48 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,372 ( Total: £5,490)
Acquired in:
1983
Vendor:
Spink & Son

Most drawings are numbered and annotated with the date, time of day, lighting conditions etc.

Provenance

Christie's 17/11/1981, lot 105

Venue details

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum Town End, GRASMERE Cumbria LA22 9SH 01539 435 544 www.wordsworth.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.50)

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