- Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
- The Eagle Tower, Caernarfon Castle
- 1798 - 1799
- Medium and Support
- Graphite and watercolour on laid paper
- 29.4 × 44 cm, 11 ⅝ × 17 ⅜ in
- Object Type
- Studio Watercolour
The Eagle Tower, Caernarfon Castle
The Eagle Tower, Caernarfon Castle (TG1311)
The Eagle Tower, Caernarfon Castle (TG1312)
- Catalogue Number
- Girtin & Loshak Number
- 321i as 'Caernarvon Castle'; '1799'
- Description Source(s)
- Viewed in 2001, 2002 and June 2018
Henry Edridge (1768–1821) (recorded on 1817 engraving); William Wells of Redleaf (1768–1847); his postumous sale, Christie’s, 22 January 1857, lot 302; bought by 'Bale', £29 8s; Charles Sackville Bale (1791–1880) (lent to London, 1875); his posthumous sale, Christie’s, 13 May 1881, lot 98; bought by 'Palser', £98 14s; 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 unknown; bought by Thomas Girtin (1874–1960), 27 gns (plus part of a payment of £50 to 'Palser' for 'standing aside'); given to Tom Girtin (1913–94), c.1938; bought from him by the museum, 1970
London, 1875, no.50; London, 1912, no.39; London, 1906, no.92; Grafton Galleries, London, 1911, no.180; Cambridge, 1920, no.25; Agnew’s, 1931, no.133; London, 1934b, no.906; Agnew’s, 1953a, no.38; Leeds, 1958, no.47; London, 1962a, no.154; Reading, 1969, no.46; Manchester, 1975, no.57; Gifu, 1998, no.60; London, 2002, no.61 as ’The Eagle Tower, Caernarvon Castle, North Wales’; Bath, 2003, no.30; American Tour, 2014-15, no.9
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