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

Tivoli

Date:
ca. 1777
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with gum on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/8 x 16 1/4 inches (27.6 x 41.3 cm) and Sheet: 10 7/8 × 16 1/4 inches (27.6 × 41.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "St Tivoli"; in graphite, upper left: "Tivoli -Fg 1777"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "[...]"

Watermark: similar to Heawood 1589 (fleur-de-lis) (circle incompassing the fleur-de-lis with a C on top)

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, upper left: "1777 | T. Jones"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2638
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | geology | Grand Tour | landscape | river | trees | waterfall
Associated Places:
Aniene | Italy | Lazio | Roma | Tivoli
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10754
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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. 10, pl. 10, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)


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