- Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
- The Guildhall, Exeter
- (?) 1797
- Medium and Support
- Graphite on wove paper
- 20.8 × 25.7 cm, 8 ³⁄₁₆ × 10 ⅛ in
‘Guild Hall Exeter’ on the back, by (?) Thomas Girtin
- Object Type
- Outline Drawing
- Subject Terms
- The West Country: Devon and Dorset
William Alexander (1767–1816); his posthumous sale, Sotheby’s, 28 February 1817, lot 832 as 'Ripon Minster - Guildhall, Exeter, etc - 6', £2 2s; John Hayes; possibly his sale, Sotheby's, 30 May 1820, lot 116 as 'Sketches of Views … Guildhall at Exeter' by Thomas Girtin; ... Dominic Colnaghi (1790–1879); his posthumous sale, Christie's, 1 April 1879, lot 21; bought by 'Palser', 9s; J. Palser & Sons; bought by George Wyndham Girtin (1836–1912), 1879; then by descent to Thomas Girtin (1874–1960); 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
Sparrow, 1902, p.84
- 1 The records are transcribed in full in the Documents section of the Archive (1804 – Item 1).
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