By Richmond Castle, Yorkshire

By Richmond Castle, Yorkshire



Francis Place (1647-1728)
By Richmond Castle, Yorkshire

Inscribed lower centre:
By Richmond Castle and dated 1719
Pen and brown ink and washes over pencil on laid paper
12.4 by 17.8cm., 4 ¾ by 7 inches

This is one of a series of views of Richmond Castle drawn by Place in 1719. Others from this group are in Leeds City Art Gallery, the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Another drawing by Place dated 1719, of York, is in York City Art Gallery

Sir Bruce Ingram, his sale, Sotheby's, 21st October 1964, lot 105 (part);
With Alister Mathews, Bournemouth, 1972;
Private collection until 2006

Richard Tyler, Francis Place 1647-1728, Exhibition Catalogue, 1971, p.69, under no.86