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Creator:
Charles Gore, 1729–1807, British
Title:

Konigstein

Former Title(s):

Konigsteen

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Battle of Lovositz

Date:
1789
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache with pen and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/8 x 18 1/4 inches (26.4 x 46.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "Konigstein"; in gray ink, upper right: "Konigstein: Forteresse pres de Dresde."; in graphite, on back, upper left: "Battle of Lovositz"; on back, center left: "The King of Prussia gave his orders | from this emminence | Battle"; on back, center: "field of Battle | Lowosit[z] | King of Prussia"

Signed and dated in gray ink, upper right: "1789 C. Gore"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.170
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | castle | church | cityscape | fortress | Grand Tour | hills | landscape | plateau | river | sailboats | ships | steeple | trees
Associated Places:
Dresden | Elbe | Europe | Germany | Königstein | Königstein Fortress | Saxony
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10267
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