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View of Lake Coniston, Lancashire

Francis Towne1786

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art

Details

  • Title: View of Lake Coniston, Lancashire
  • Date Created: 1786
  • Location Created: Exeter
  • Subject: house, lake, mountain, hills, trees, landscape
  • Physical Dimensions: w62.9 x h32.1 cm
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Signed and dated in brown ink, lower left: "F. Towne | delt 1786"
  • Inscription: Marks: Watermark: Fleur-de-lis (similar to Heawood 1849 with unidentified CK).
  • Inscription: Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "F. Towne | delt 1786"; Inscribed in brown ink, verso, upper center: "No 25 A View of the Lake of Coniston in Lancashire drawn on the Spot | by Francis Towne August 15th 1786"
  • Artist: Francis Towne
  • Type: drawing
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1669326
  • Medium: Watercolor and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper

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