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Inscription

by artist's hand? on mount, lower right verso in gray ink: North Aspect Furness Abbey 1777; by later hand on mount, upper left verso in graphite: 10; by later hand on mount, center verso in graphite: 4065

Provenance

(Appleby Bros. Ltd., London, by 1961); Joseph F. McCrindle [1923-2008], New York, 1961; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, 2008; gift to NGA, 2009.

Exhibition History
1961
Spring Exhibition, Appleby Bros. Ltd., London, 1961, no. 60.
1974
British Drawings and Watercolors: A Selection from the J.F. McCrindle collection, The William Benton Museum of Art, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1974, no 8.
Bibliography
2012
Grasselli, Margaret M., and Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., eds. The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2012: 169 (color).