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Francis Towne
1739–1816

Martinellis’s vineyard

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Medium
Pen and ink and grey wash
Size
7 ¼ × 10 ⅝ inches · 185 × 270 mm
Notes
Inscribed by the artist verso: Martinelli’s Vineyard No. 10
Collections
  • Bequeathed by the artist to James White (1744-1825), Exeter, in 1816;
  • John Herman Merivale (1779-1844), Barton Place, Exeter, Towne’s residuary legatee;
  • Maria Sophia Merivale (1853-1928) and Judith Ann Merivale (1860-1945), grand-daughters of the above, (sold by Judith Merivale circa 1934-35);
  • Squire Gallery, London, by 1935;
  • Private collection, UK, to 2010.
Exhibitions
  • London, Squire Gallery, February 1936.
Literature
  • To be included in Richard Stephens’s catalogue raisonné of Francis Towne’s works.

Private collection, USA