London, South Kensington
9 July 2009
Anthony Devis (Lancashire 1729-1817 Albury)
Three views of Gisburne Park, from Elenthorp
The first inscribed 'Gisburne Park from Elenthorp' (lower left, overmounted), the second inscribed 'Crow Park on Stockbeck from Gisburne Park' (on the reverse), the third indistinctly inscribed 'A View from Gisbourn Park Atermire Cove/Rye Loaf Hill, Castle Hall Hill' (on the reverse)
pencil, pen and grey ink and grey, blue and pale green wash
12 1/8 x 17 in. (30.8 x 43.2 cm.) (3)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 4 March 1932, lot 62.
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Gisburne Park is located within the Ribble Valley in Lancashire. The magnificent Georgian country house was built by the Lister family in the 18th Century.
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