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Thomas Jones, 1742–1803, British, active in Italy (1776–83)

Study of Rocks, near Pencerrig, Wales

ca. 1796
Watercolor on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 6 1/4 x 8 inches (15.9 x 20.3 cm)

Watermarks: (fragment of Brittania); Paul Mellon Collector mark

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower left: Thos Jones/ Penkerrig 1796.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | rocks (landforms) | slope | trees
Associated Places:
Europe | United Kingdom | Wales
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IIIF Manifest:

Past Time - Geology in European and American Art (Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 2019-02-16 - 2019-05-12) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Past Time - Geology in European and American Art (Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, 2018-09-21 - 2018-12-09) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Thomas Jones (1742-1803) (National Gallery, London, 2003-11-12 - 2004-01-15) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Thomas Jones (1742-1803) (Whitworth Art Gallery, 2003-08-22 - 2003-10-26) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Thomas Jones (1742-1803) (National Museum Wales, 2003-05-21 - 2003-08-10) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Oil on Water - Oil Sketches by British Watercolorists (Yale Center for British Art, 1986-08-26 - 1986-11-09) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

English Landscape (Paul Mellon Collection) 1630-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-07-17) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Malcolm Cormack, Oil on water, oil sketches by British watercolorists , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, p. 39, fig. 36, ND467 C67 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Greg Smith, Thomas Jones (1742-1803) : an artist rediscovered, , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2003, pp. 79, 250-51 [color detail], 269-70, no. 162, pl. no. 162, NJ18 J714 T56 2003 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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