Stonehenge

Maker

James Malton (artist)
1761-1803

Title

Stonehenge

Date of Production

1796

Medium

graphite, pen and brown ink and watercolour on wove paper, laid down on a historic mount

Dimensions

Height: 22.8 cm
Width: 35.8 cm

Accession Number

D.1952.RW.4111

Mode of Acquisition

Robert Clermont Witt, bequest, 1952

Credit

The Courtauld, London (Samuel Courtauld Trust)

Location

Not currently on display

Keywords

menhirs



Provenance

Thomas Agnew & Sons (London); purchased there by Sir Robert Witt, London (1872-1952), L.2228b (mount, lower left), n.d.; Witt Bequest 1952

Exhibition History

English Landscape Drawings from the Witt Collection, Courtauld Gallery, London, 01/01/1965-01/05/1965

Some British Drawings on loan to the National Gallery of Canada from the Collection of Sir Robert Witt, American Federation of the Arts, Washington, D.C. and nine cities in the USA, 1951

Some British Drawings on loan to the National Gallery of Canada from the Collection of Sir Robert Witt, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1949 - 1950

Literature

English Landscape Drawings from the Witt Collection, Courtauld Institute Galleries, London, 1965
cat. no. 26

Blunt, Anthony, Hand-list of the drawings in the Witt Collection, London 1956
p. 34

Some British Drawings on loan to the National Gallery of Canada from the Collection of Sir Robert Witt, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1949-50
no. 38

Inscriptions

Watermark: Watermark: none.

Inscription: Recto: lower left edge, black watercolour, signed and dated:” J MAlton 1796”. Verso (not currently visible b/c laid down on mount, see photo): centre, ink?: “5 [?]”; lower right, graphite: “#13”.

Collector's mark: Mount (historic), Recto: lower left corner, stamped in black: Sir Robert Witt (L.2228b).

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