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Thomas Girtin
1775–1802

Wetherby Bridge and Mills, Yorkshire, looking across the weir

Full screen

Medium
Watercolour over pencil
Size
12 ½ × 20 ½ inches · 318 × 521 mm
Notes
Painted circa 1800
Collections
  • Francis W. Keen;
  • C.A. Keen;
  • Keen sale, London, Sotheby’s, 20 April 1972, lot 57;
  • Edward Fremantle, 1984;
  • Robert Tear, acquired 1984, to 2011;
  • And by descent, 2014. 
Exhibitions
  • Leeds, Harewood House, Thomas Girtin, Genius in the North, 1999, no. 23;
  • London, Tate Britain, Thomas Girtin: The Art of Watercolour, 2002, no. 133.
Literature
  • David Hill, Thomas Girtin, Genius in the North, exh. cat., Yorkshire (Harewood House), 1999, p. 42, no. 23; 
  • Greg Smith (ed.), Thomas Girtin: The Art of Watercolour, exh. cat., London (Tate), 2002, p.172. 

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