John White Abbott (1763-1851)

Near Mount Splugen, Switzerland

Grey Wash with pen and ink , 9 x 7 in ( 22.8 x 17.8 cm ) provenance: a descendant of the artist then to Martyn Gregory London £1,950

This watercolour is drawn by White Abbott after Francis Towne's drawing of Mount Splugen. Towne who was white Abbots mentor visited Switzerland and painted Mount Splugen in 1781. See' Francis Towne and his friends' 2005 Tim Wilcox/John Spink