- Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
- The Coast of Dorset, with Lyme Regis Below
- (?) 1797
- Medium and Support
- Graphite and watercolour on laid paper, on a mount of wove paper
- 22.2 × 43.3 cm, 8 ¾ × 17 in
- Object Type
- On-the-spot Colour Sketch
Thomas Calvert Girtin (1801–74); then by descent to George Wyndham Girtin (1836–1912) (lent to London, 1875); by a settlement to his sister, Mary Hog Barnard (née Girtin) (1829–99); her sale, Christie’s, 31 May 1886, lot 55 as 'Lyme Regis'; bought by 'Murray', £7 17s; ... F. T. Love; his sale, Sotheby's, 11 May 1966, lot 190 as 'Lyme Regis'; Spink & Son Ltd, London; bought from them by Paul Mellon (1907–99), 1967; presented to the Center, 1975 (Tom Girtin (1913–94) thought that the work came from the artist's studio)
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