(?) Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
  • Unidentified Ruins with a Panoramic View
1799 - 1800
Medium and Support
Graphite and watercolour on laid paper
24.8 × 53 cm, 9 ¾ × 20 ⅞ in

'Girtin' lower left by Thomas Girtin; this has been changed by a later hand to read: 'Turner 1796'

Object Type
Studio Watercolour

Catalogue Number
Description Source(s)
Viewed in December 2023


John Miller (c.1795–1878); his sale, Christie’s, 20 May 1858, lot 49 as ‘Abbey Ruins’ by Joseph Mallord William Turner (in the copy of the catalogue in the Archive of Christie’s, London, this is crossed out and replaced with ‘Girtin’); bought by 'Gambart', £16 16s; ... John Elliot; bequeathed to the Gallery, 1917

Exhibition History

Liverpool, 1968, no.45 as 'Abbey Ruins and Distant View' by 'Follower of Thomas Girtin'

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