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Francis Towne, British, 1739–1816
- Pen and gray ink and grayish-brown wash over graphite on laid paper
- Sheet: 12 5/8 × 18 1/2 in. (32.1 × 47 cm)
- Credit Line
The Stuart Collection, museum purchase funded by Francita Stuart Koelsch Ulmer
- Current Location
- Not on view
- Accession Number
- Drawings, Pastels & Watercolors
Francis Towne; James White (1744-1825), Exeter, by bequest from the above in 1816; John Herman Merivale (1779-1844), Barton Place, Exeter, by reversion as residuary legatee on White’s death in 1825; Maria Sophia Merivale (1853-1928) and Judith Ann Merivale (1860-1945), grand-daughters of the above, Oxford, by descent May 1915, (Barton Place inventory no. 23); [Squire Gallery, acquired from Judith Ann Merivale, 1933 for £6 10s]; Leonard G Duke, acquired from the above, February 1934, for 16 ½ gns (D105); Nigel Warren QC (1912-67), acquired from the above, November 1955, £200; and by descent to 2002; Private collection, USA, 2015; [Lowell Libson, Ltd.], 2015-2017; sold to MFAH, 2017