JOHN WHITE ABBOTT
Exeter 1763 - 1851
Greenaway on the River Dart, Devon
Watercolour over traces of pencil, heightened with pen and brown ink;
signed, inscribed and dated verso: Greenaway on the Dart Devon. / JWA Sept. 1 1792
186 by 239 mm (drawing)
444 by 483 mm (frame)
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The work is well preserved. The sheet may have darkened slightly with time. The work is smartly presented in a museum quality mount and a gilt-wood frame.
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