Peamore

Title: Peamore
Date: 1802
Artist(s): John White Abbott (British: English, born:1763-05-13, died:1851)
Materials: Pen; Dark grey ink; Watercolour; Five sheets of wove paper
Information: Peamore is a small estate about three miles south of Exeter. Abbott and his friend and fellow artist Francis Towne (baptised 1739 - 1816), often made sketching trips there throughout their career. 'Peamore' is one of a group of large and very intricate studies of woodlands made by Abbott between 1799 and 1810. Many of his drawings were made using multiple pieces of paper, including this one.
Accession no: LL 3926
Credit line: Purchased by the Trustees of the Lady Lever Art Gallery in 1947
Location: Item not currently on display