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Creator:
Thomas Hearne, 1744–1817, British
Title:
The Ruins of Leiston Abbey
Date:
1781
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gouache, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Contemporary drawn border: 9 3/4 x 12 3/8 inches (24.8 x 31.4 cm) and Sheet: 7 1/4 x 9 7/8 inches (18.4 x 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower center: "LEISTON ABBEY"

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower left: "Hearne 1781."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1245
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
abbey | arches | architectural subject | chickens | church | exploring | field | genre subject | gesturing | men | monastery | ruins | shadows | tourism | tourists | towers | trees | vines | women
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Leiston | Leiston Abbey | Suffolk | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10550
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