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Creator:
Charles Gore, 1729–1807, British
Title:
Lisbon from the Convent of St. Francis da Citadel
Date:
1774
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and black ink over graphite on medium, cream, slightly textured laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/4 x 17 1/2 inches (27.3 x 44.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in pen and black ink, lower left: "View of the Graca Convent the Castle of Lisbon & the old See Cathedral taken from the convent of St Francisco da Cidade |1774"

Watermark: Bend/ IV/ Honig and [Z]oonen

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1813
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cityscape | Grand Tour | landscape
Associated Places:
Lisbon | Portugal
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Block Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Toledo Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Portland Art Museum, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

Publications:
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Scott Wilcox, British watercolors, drawings of the 18th and 19th centuries from the Yale Center for British Art , Hudson Hill Press, New York, 1985, no. 7, pl. 7, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10271
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