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Creator:
Frederick Catherwood, 1799–1854, British
Title:

Well at Bolonchen, Yucatan

Date:
1843
Medium:
Watercolor with pen in brown ink, brown wash, graphite, and scratching out on thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, mounted on, moderately thick, smooth, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 20 3/16 × 15 5/16 inches (51.3 × 38.9 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 19 3/8 × 14 7/16 inches (49.2 × 36.7 cm), and Sheet: 18 1/4 × 13 5/16 inches (46.4 × 33.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated, in pen with brown ink, lower right: "F. Catherwood | 1843"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Henry Schnakenberg
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.688
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11082
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Hugh Honour, The European vision of America, a special exhibition to honor the Bicentennial of the United States, organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art with the collaboration of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and the Re´union des muse´es nationaux, Paris , , The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, 1975, [pp. 282-83], cat. no. 259, N8214.5 U6 H57 (YCBA)

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. 60, pl. 60, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)


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