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Creator:
Moses Griffith, 1747–1819, British
Title:

The Beautiful Vale and Mowddach River, Merionethshire

Date:
1805
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 x 13in. (24.1 x 33cm) and Sheet: 9 1/2 × 13 inches (24.1 × 33 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, lower center: "View of the Beautiful Vale and Mowddach River down towards Llan Ellsyd Bridge I Peak of the Saddle. Merionettshire."; in graphite, lower right: "5466"

Signed on verso in pen and brown ink, lower right: "M Griffith | Aug 4 1805"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1227
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | landscape | mountains | river | tree | valley (landform)
Associated Places:
Cymru | Europe | Merionethshire | United Kingdom | Wales
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10530
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Yale Center for British Art, Wales, New Haven, 2014, pp. 16-17, 21, V2519 (YCBA)


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