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Creator:
John Frederick Lewis, 1804–1876, British
Title:

The Valley of Lutscheuen

Additional Title(s):

The Valley of Lütschine Valley (Lütschental)

The Lütschine Valley (Lütschental)

Date:
1827
Medium:
Watercolor, white gouache, and graphite, with scratching out on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches (19.7 x 26.7 cm) and Mount: 9 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches (24.8 x 34.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Valley of Lutscheuen. Sept. 18"; inscribed on mount in graphite, lower left: "J.F. Lewis From Colln. of Capt E.G. Spencer. Churchill. Sotheby. Nov. 1919 | MH"; in graphite, lower center: "Sept 18, (underlined) 1827. | MH"; in graphite, lower right: "4"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5927
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
geology | Grand Tour | landscape | mountains | rocks (landforms) | science | trees | valley (landform)
Associated Places:
Grindelwald | Switzerland
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10769
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