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Creator:
John Gendall, 1790–1865
Title:

View of Westminster Hall and Abbey from the Bridge

Date:
1818
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor with white gouache over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 × 18 3/4 inches (35.6 × 47.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in modern hand in graphite, verso: John Gendall/ View of Westminster Hall and Abbey, the Hall, the Tower of St. Margaret's, / and in the background to the left St. John's. The original drawing afterwards engraved in / aquatint by Daniell Havell and published 1st January 1819 by Ackermann/ John Gendall (1790-1863) was probably a native of Exeter. He painted/many views in Devonshire and exhibited at the RA from 1846-1863. He/ collaborated at the RA with Wesfall and Shepherd in drawings fro many colur plate/ books 1819-1828.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1923
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10043
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Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10-20 - 1983-02-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 96, 189-90, no. VI.5, pl. 76, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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