- Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
- Knaresborough Castle, from the High Bridge
- 1799 - 1800
- Medium and Support
- Graphite on wove paper
- 11.6 × 17.8 cm, 4 ⁹⁄₁₆ × 7 in
‘Knaresbro’ on the back
- Part of
- Yorkshire Sketchbook, 1799–1800
- Object Type
- Outline Drawing
- Subject Terms
- Castle Ruins; River Scenery; Yorkshire View
- Catalogue Number
- Description Source(s)
- Gallery Website
Arthur Henry Holland-Hibbert, 3rd Viscount Knutsford (1855–1935); his posthumous sale, Sotheby's, 11 April 1935, lot 66, one of three; bought by Tancred Borenius for Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood (1882–1947), £7; then by descent to George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood (1923–2011); his sale, Christie’s, 13 July 1965, lot 164 as 'A View of the River at Bilton Bank, Knaresborough, Yorkshire, with the Abbey on the skyline'; bought by 'Agnew', 70 gns; Thos. Agnew & Sons (stock no.5447); bought from them by an anonymous collector, 1966, £200; presented to the Museum, 1973
Borenius, 1936, no.312; Hill, 1999, p.44
- 1 Details are transcribed in the Documents section of the Archive (1804 – Item 1).
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