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Artist
John White Abbott, British, 1764–1851
Title
Langdale Pikes from Windermere
Date
1791
Medium
Watercolor and pen and ink on wove paper
Dimensions
Sheet: 7 3/8 × 9 1/2 in. (18.7 × 24.1 cm)
Credit Line

The Stuart Collection, museum purchase funded by Francita Stuart Koelsch Ulmer

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2018.234
Classification
Drawings, Pastels & Watercolors
Provenance

possibly, Mark Grant-Sturgis, K.C.B. (1884-1949), until 1938(1); possibly, [London, Walker’s Gallery,1938] ; Private collection, UK; [Andrew Clayton-Payne, London] by 2018; purchased by MFAH, 2018. (1) This drawing has the same type of inscription on the verso as it appears in the Grant-Sturgis collection with the initials J.W.A along with the name of the place depicted, and the date of execution. See Martin Hardie, Water-Colour Painting in Britain, vol. 1, The Eighteenth Century (London: B.T. Batsford, 1966). p. 128.