Thomas GirtinA Winding Estuary 1798

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Artist
Thomas Girtin (1775‑1802)
Title
A Winding Estuary
Date 1798
MediumWatercolour on paper
Dimensionssupport: 117 x 533 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Art Fund (Herbert Powell Bequest) 1967
Reference
T00991
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Thomas Girtin 1775–1802

T00991 A Winding Estuary 1798

Not inscribed.
Watercolour, 4¿ x 21 (11.8 x 53.3).
Presented by the National Art-Collections Fund from the Herbert Powell Bequest 1967.
Coll: Herbert Powell, entrusted to the N.A.-C.F. 1929.
Exh: see Atkins T00964.
Lit: T Girtin & D Loshak, The Art of Thomas Girtin, 1954, p. 169, no. 257.

Girtin and Loshak date this drawing 1798 and identify the river as ‘probably the Exe’.

Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1967–1968, London 1968.

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