William Payne

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William Payne
1755/60-after 1830
Sheet of Color Samples
Wash and pen and brown ink on paper.
14 7/8 x 3 7/8 inches (378 x 98 mm)
Gift of William Drummond.
1985.71:4
Inscription: 

Inscribed throughout the sheet in pen and brown ink, "General wash ochre and light red / twice over; Br Terra di Sienna over the foreground; Vermillion twice over the shades of the clouds / distances and middle ground as low as the [crossed out] water; Light red on the castle / walls; Try on the castle and wooded hill / under the same ochre and blue / twice over except the distant / extremities - / Green of the foreground / raw T: Sienna and blue / touched a little with burnt T: Sienna; Light / over / parts of / the / Distant / Trees; Burnt Umber blue, and / liquid brown / for the great / Tree on the / foreground."

Provenance: 
William Drummond, London.
Bibliography: 

Huon Mallalieu, Understanding Watercolours, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1985, 31-32, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 367.

Notes: 

Watermark: "WHATMAN 1801".

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