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

Distant view of Llandrillo

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Outline sketch of the recto

Date:
1805
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite; verso: graphite traced over with pen and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 5/8 x 16 5/8in. (27 x 42.2cm) and Sheet: 10 5/8 × 16 5/8 inches (27 × 42.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, traced over with pen and brown ink, lower center: "Distant View, of the Neighborhood, of Llandrillo, & the extensive Mountain of Berwin, Merionethshire I with the 2 Vales, Pennant & Edermion"; center left: "Edermion | Vale"; center right: "Llandrillo | Church Vale to Pennant | or Cwn."

Paul Mellon's collector's stamp

Signed on verso in pen and brown ink: "by M Griffith | Augst 1805"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5671
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | mountains | valleys
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10531
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