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

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

Object Type
Studio Watercolour

Collection
Catalogue Number
TG1531
Description Source(s)
Viewed in December 2023

Provenance

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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