- Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
- The West Front of Peterborough Cathedral
- Medium and Support
- Graphite, watercolour and pen and ink on wove paper
- 38.2 × 28.8 cm, 15 × 11 ⅜ in
‘T Girtin. 1794’ lower centre, by Thomas Girtin (the signature has been cut, suggesting that it once extended onto an original mount which has been lost)
The West Front of Peterborough Cathedral
The West Front of Peterborough Cathedral (TG1016)
The West Front of Peterborough Cathedral (TG1018)
The West Front of Peterborough Cathedral (TG1019)
The West Front of Peterborough Cathedral (TG1020)
- Catalogue Number
- Girtin & Loshak Number
- 84iv as 'Peterborough Cathedral'
- Description Source(s)
- Viewed in 2001 and 2018
James Moore (1762–99); his widow, Mary Moore (née Howett) (d.1835); bequeathed to Anne Miller (1802–90); bequeathed to Edward Mansel Miller (1829–1912); bequeathed to Helen Louisa Miller (1842–1915) (lent to Manchester, 1857); bought by the Museum, 1916, £42
Roget, 1891, vol.1, p.88; Bell, 1915–17, p.71, p.74; Stokes, 1922, p.35; Davies, 1924, p.1, p.14; Binyon, 1933, p.97; Collins Baker, 1933, p.154; Hardie, 1934, p.4; Mayne, 1949, p.31, p.43, p.49, p.99; Williams, 1952, p.101; Girtin and Loshak, 1954, p.55; Bury, 1958, p.24; Hardie, 1966–68, vol.2, p.4; White, 1977, p.65; Egerton, 1979, p.10; Brown, 1982, pp.329–30, no.719; Finch, 1991, pp.35–36; Herrmann, 2000, p.36
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