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Creator:
James Malton, 1761–1803, British
Title:

Preparatory drawing for the Title page, "Designs for Villas" (A Collection of Designs for Rural Retreats)

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/16 × 7 7/8 inches (13.2 × 20 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, center: "Designs/ for/ Villas"; on verso in graphite, upper right: "18"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2873
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
borders (ornament areas) | designs | diamonds (motifs) | genre subject | motifs | ornament, geometric | Ornamental borders (Decorative arts) | ornaments | scrolls (motifs) | text | title page | title page designs | trapezoid | type
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11104
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