Scotney Castle, Kent
James Forbes FRS, FSA (1749-1819)
James Forbes. View of Scotney Old Castle from across the moat showing the 17th and 18th-century additions to the castle with the surviving Ashburnham Tower in the foreground. Pen and ink and watercolour, 1809, in a gilt frame. Labelled on the mount ''Scotney Castle, Kent.' Wash drawing. James Forbes. 1749-1819.' Inscribed on the picture 'View of Scotney Castle in the Parish of Lamberhurst / Sussex 1809'. A note in pencil on the reverse reads 'James Forbes FRS. FSA. 1749-1819. Scotney Castle 1809. Ink and brown wash.
Makers and roles
James Forbes FRS, FSA (1749-1819), artist