- Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
- The West Front of Lichfield Cathedral
- Medium and Support
- Graphite and watercolour on wove paper
- 38 × 29 cm, 15 × 11 ⅜ in
‘T. Girtin. 1794’ lower centre, by Thomas Girtin
James Moore (1762–99); his widow, Mary Moore (née Howett) (d.1835); bequeathed to Anne Miller (1802–90) (lent to Manchester, 1857; London, 1875); bequeathed to Edward Mansel Miller (1829–1912); bequeathed to Helen Louisa Miller (1842–1915); bought by Thomas Girtin (1874–1960), 1915, £42; 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
Royal Academy, London, 1795, no.636 as ’Lichfield Cathedral’; Manchester, 1857, no.77; London, 1875, no.42; Cambridge, 1920, no.13; London, 1951, no.489; Sheffield, 1953, no.42; Norwich, 1955, no.32; Leeds, 1958, no.41; London, 1962a, no.120; Reading, 1969, no.23; New Haven, 1986a, no.20; New Haven, 2001, no.143
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