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Hilly landscape: 1616

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Current Location: In storage


Hilly landscape


Painter: Towne, Francis



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932) by Sykes, Stanley William


Production date: AD 1780

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 7.8 cm Height 48.3 cm Width 61 cm
Canvas Height 38.7 cm Width 51.1 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: F. Towne / Pinxit
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1780
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date
  • Text: A. Woolcot, Packer, 20 Bourdon Street, W.1., addressed to P.M. Turner, Independent Gallery, "Exeter Exhibition 1932"
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Royal Albert Memorial Exhibition, Exeter, Loan Exhibition of Works by Early Devon Painters, 1932. Title "Landscape at Morrill", lent by Stanley W. Sykes, Balls Grove, Grantchester. Cat. no. 10
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Landscape at Morill
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: MS

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1616
Primary reference Number: 3993
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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