- Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
- The River Nidd between Knaresborough and Wetherby
- Medium and Support
- Graphite and watercolour on laid paper
- 20.3 × 33 cm, 8 × 13 in
‘Girtin 1800’ lower centre, by Thomas Girtin (the signature has been cut, suggesting that it once extended onto an original mount which has been lost); ‘Coloured on the spot / Between Knaresbro and Weatherby. / Thos Girtin 1800.’ on the back, by (?) Thomas Girtin
- 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 (1829–99); her sale, Christie’s, 31 May 1886, lot 54 as 'Crummock Water'; bought by 'G. Murray', £8 8s; ... Christopher Lewis Loyd (1923-2013); bought from him by Thos. Agnew & Sons, 1966 (stock no.3401); bought from them by an anonymous collector, 1967, £400; presented to the Museum, 1971
Girtin and Loshak, 1954, p.208 as 'Untraced ... Crummock Water, Cumberland'; Museum Website as 'Between Knaresborough and Weatherby' (Accessed 18/09/2022)
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