- Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
- Above Lyme Regis, Looking across Marshwood Vale
- 1797 - 1798
- Medium and Support
- Graphite and watercolour on laid paper
- 24.8 × 51.7 cm, 9 ¾ × 20 ⅜ in
- Object Type
- Studio Watercolour
- Subject Terms
- Panoramic Format; The West Country: Devon and Dorset
- Catalogue Number
- Girtin & Loshak Number
- 240 as 'Above Lyme Regis'
- Description Source(s)
- Viewed in 2015
Charles Sackville Bale (1791–1880); his posthumous sale, Christie’s, 13 May 1881, lot 87; bought by 'Palser', £23 2s; J. Palser & Sons; bought by Edward Cohen (1816–87), 1881; then by bequest to his niece, Isabella Oswald (1838–1905); her posthumous sale, Robins & Hine, 30 March 1905, lot 357; bought by J. Palser & Sons, £16 16s, for Sir Edward Marsh (1872–1953) (lent to London, 1916); bought by Thos. Agnew & Sons (stock no.9706), 3 May 1920; bought by Sir Stephen Lewis Courtauld (1883–1967), 18 May 1920, £450; Thos. Agnew & Sons, 1931; a UK private collector; then by descent; Christie's, South Kensington, 9 December 2015, lot 213; bought by Richard Green, Ltd, £76,900; Christie’s, New York, 31 January 2019, lot 110, unsold; Sotheby's, New York, 26 January 2022, lot 60; bought by Harvard Art Museums, Marian H. Phinney Fund
Oppé, 1921, p.134; Schoenherr, 2005, pp.62–63; Morris, 2016, not paginated
- 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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