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Creator Francis Towne, 1740–1816, British
Title Old Walton Bridge
Date 1785
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 15 11/16 x 30 3/4 inches (39.8 x 78.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/
Marks/
Lettering
Label on verso, upper center: "Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd. | No. 10524 | Fine Art Publishers [logo] To His Majesty | London, 43 Old Bond Street | Piccadilly, W."; center: "Francis Towne | Old Walton Bridge | Signed & dated 1785"; lower center: "Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd. | No. 26171 | [logo] | By Appointment | To The Late King George VI | London, | 43 Old Bond Street/ | Piccadilly, W."; upper center: "L 278721 | [logo] | Allied Van Lines | 19 | PAT. No. 3,489,495"; lower right, handwritten: "Towne 8 | Old Walton Bridge | [D?]n", Signed and dated, lower center: "F. Towne. / Pinx. 1785."
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1976.7.155
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1667965
Subject Terms bridge (built work) | landscape | people | river | rowboats | sailboat
Place Represented England | Surrey | Thames | United Kingdom | Walton-on-Thames
Publications

Canaletto to Constable, paintings of town and country from the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Conn., 1998, p. 85, pl. 30, ND1354.4 Y25 1998 (YCBA)


Malcolm Cormack, Oil on water, oil sketches by British watercolorists, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, p. 54, fig. 59, ND467 C67 (YCBA)

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