- Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
- A Cliff-Top View, Probably on the Coast of Dorset
- 1797 - 1798
- Medium and Support
- Graphite and watercolour on laid paper
- 38 × 28 cm, 15 × 11 in
- Object Type
- Studio Watercolour
- Subject Terms
- Coasts and Shipping; The West Country: Devon and Dorset
- Leeds City Art Gallery
- Catalogue Number
- Girtin & Loshak Number
- 255 as 'Coast of Dorset'; '1798'
- Description Source(s)
- Viewed in 2001, 2002 and February 2020
Edward Cohen (1816–87); then by bequest to his niece, Annie Sophia Poulter (c.1846–1924); then by descent to Edward Alexander Poulter (1883–1973); J. Palser & Sons as 'Ravine'; bought by Arthur Acland Allen (1868–1939), 8 March 1927; his sale, Sotheby’s, 4 April 1935, lot 59 as 'Landscape, with a distant view of a plain across two steep slopes in the foreground, on the left a lake partly seen'; bought by the Fine Art Society, London, £148; bought from them by the Museum, 1935
Agnew’s, 1931, no.97 as ’Lake Nemi’; Arts Council, 1951, no.80 as ’Near Lulworth Cove’; London, 1951, no.480 as ’Coast of Dorsetshire’; Agnew’s, 1953a, no.34; Geneva, 1955, no.67; Leeds, 1958, no.46; London, 1959, no.720; London, 1960, no.66; Washington, 1962c, no.44; Tokyo, 1970, no.77; Manchester, 1975, no.38 as ’Coast of Dorset, near Lulworth Cove’; Dortmund, 1979, no.17; New York, 1981, no.19; Paris, 1989, no.92; London, 1993, no.138; Leeds, 1995, no.35; London, 2002, no.111
Mayne, 1949, p.60, p.101; Boase, 1959, p.34; Mayne, 1962, p.241; Wilton and Lyles, 1993, p.177; Smith, 2002a, p.217
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