Portrait of Mrs Townley and her Son

Guy Peppiatt Fine Art Ltd

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John Downman, A.R.A. (1750-1824)
Portrait of Mrs Townley and her Son
Coloured chalks, watercolour and pencil heightened with touches of white
11 7/8 x 9 3/8 in. • 303 x 238 mm
Signed on original mount lower left: JoD 1812 and inscribed lower right: M.rs Townley and Son London


With M. Knoedler & Co, New York;
Mrs William M. Grieve, his Executor's sale, Christie's London, 8th June 1976, lot 86:;
Mr and Mrs W.A. Rappolt, their Executor's sale, Sotheby's, 26th November 1998, lot 7

Exhibition History

London, Philip Mould and Co., Downman in Vogue, 18th September to 9th October 2020</p

Further Information

A sketch for this portrait is recorded in the collection of Mrs Maitland (see G.C. Williamson, John Downman, his life and works, 1907, p.44).