- Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
- The Conwy Valley
- 1798 - 1799
- Medium and Support
- Graphite and watercolour on laid paper, on a card mount
- 23.6 × 52.6 cm, 9 ¼ × 20 ¾ in
‘Girtin’ lower left, by Thomas Girtin
- Object Type
- Commissioned from Thomas Girtin; Studio Watercolour
- Subject Terms
- North Wales; Panoramic Format; River Scenery
- Catalogue Number
- Girtin & Loshak Number
- 358 as 'The Valley of the Conway'; '1800'
- Description Source(s)
- Viewed in 2001
Edward Lascelles (1764–1814); then by descent to Henry Lascelles, 4th Earl of Harewood (1824–92); his sale, possibly Christie’s, 1 May 1858, lot 35 as 'A distant view of Harewood House' (title crossed out in the annotated catalogue in the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum); bought by 'Palser', £7; J. Palser & Sons; Edward Cohen (1816–87) (lent to London, 1875; London, 1877); then by bequest to his niece, Isabella Oswald (1838–1905); her posthumous sale, Robins & Hine, 30 March 1905, lot unknown; bought by Thomas Girtin (1874–1960), 10 gns (plus part of a payment of £50 to Palser for 'standing aside'); given to Tom Girtin (1913–94), c.1938; bought by John Baskett on behalf of Paul Mellon (1907–99), 1970; presented to the Center, 1975
London, 1875, no.10 as ’Distant View of Harewood’; London, 1877, no.312 or no.303; Cambridge, 1920, no.43 as ’The Valley of the Wharfe’; New Haven, 1982, IV.12. as ’Valley of the Conway’; New Haven, 1986a, no.82
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