- Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
- Bamburgh Castle
- 1798 - 1799
- Medium and Support
- Graphite, watercolour and bodycolour on laid paper
- 54.9 × 44.8 cm, 21 ⅝ × 17 ⅝ in
‘Girtin’ lower centre, by Thomas Girtin
Edward Lascelles (1764–1814); then by descent to Henry Lascelles, 4th Earl of Harewood; his sale, Christie’s, 1 May 1858, lot 16 as 'The rocking stone'; bought by 'Palser', 25 gns; J. Palser & Sons; Edward Cohen (1816–87) (lent to London, 1875; London, 1877); then by bequest to his niece, Annie Sophia Poulter (c.1846–1924); then by descent to Edward Alexander Poulter (1883–1973); J. Palser & Sons; bought by Arthur Edward Anderson (c.1871–1938), 31 August 1928; presented to the Gallery, 1928
London, 1875, no.17 as ’The Rocking Stone, Cornwall’; London, 1877, no.309 as ’Rocking Stone, Coast of Cornwall’; Washington, 1962c, no.46; Manchester, 1975, no.48 as ’Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland’; London, 1986, no.10; London, 2002, no.57; London, 2011, no.41; Southampton, 2017, no number
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