London 1763 - 1804
Lympne Castle, Kent
Watercolour over pencil;
inscribed and dated verso: Lyme [sic] Castle near Hythe / Kent / Sketch, 1784
140 by 214 mm. (drawing)
364 by 418 mm (frame)
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The work has survived in remarkably good condition. The bottom left hand corner has a crease but this is not noticable unless very closely inspected. The sheet is not laid down.
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With The Fine Art Society, London, by 1963;
acquired by the father of the present owner