5 June 2007
John White Abbott (1763-1851)
The lower part of Corra Lynn, one of the Falls of the Clyde, Lanarkshire
signed with initials, inscribed and dated 'The lower part of Corra[gon - deleted] Lynn - one of the Falls of the Clyde./JWA. July 6. 1791 -' (on the reverse of the artist's mount) and numbered 'No. 42' (on the reverse of the artist's mount)
pen and grey ink and watercolour, on the artist's wash-line mount
9 x 7 1/8 in. (22.8 x 18.1 cm.)
The artist's great, great grandson.
with The Fine Art Society, London, 1946, from whom purchased by the present owner.
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L. Parris, The Loyd Collection of Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures, 1967, no. 67, p. 30, pl. 59.
Newbury, Newbury Spring Festival, The Development of English Landscape Painting in Watercolours and Drawings, 1984, no. 9.
Another drawing of Corra Lynn, consecutively numbered 47, from Abbott's 1791 tour, is held in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
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