- Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
- A Street in Weymouth
- (?) 1797
- Medium and Support
- Graphite and watercolour on laid paper
- 21.9 × 28.5 cm, 8 ⅝ × 11 ¼ in
‘Girtin’ lower right, by Thomas Girtin
- Object Type
- On-the-spot Colour Sketch
- Subject Terms
- Picturesque Vernacular; Street Scene; The West Country: Devon and Dorset
- Catalogue Number
- Girtin & Loshak Number
- Description Source(s)
- Viewed in 2001, 2002 and 2018
James Ward (1769–1859); his posthumous sale, Foster's, 9 May 1860, lot 138 as 'A Street in Weymouth; a study from nature'; William Smith (1808–76); bequeathed to the Museum, 1876
USA, 1966–67, no.42; Manchester, 1975, no.21; London, 2002, no.130; Shenzhen, 2012, catalogue not traced
Davies, 1924, pl.56; V&A, 1927, p.231; Mayne, 1949, p.98; Lambourne and Hamilton, 1980, p.150; Bower, 2002, p.140; Coombs, 2012, pp.45–46
- 1 The financial records of the artist's brother John Girtin (1773–1821) include two loans he made to Thomas Girtin during the trip. The records are transcribed in full in the Documents section of the Archive (1804 – Item 1).
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