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Creator:
James Malton, 1761–1803, British
Title:
Preparatory drawing for Designs 7 and 8, Plate 5 of A Collection of Designs for Rural Retreats
Date:
1802
Medium:
Gray wash, pen and black ink, and graphite on thin, slightly textured, pink laid paper mounted on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/8 x 7 13/16in. (23.2 x 19.8cm) and Sheet: 9 1/8 × 7 3/4 inches (23.2 × 19.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center right: "narrow the frieze"

Watermark on mount: Fleur-de-Lis with R & E (Not in Heawood, Shorter or Churchill)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2885
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | country houses | houses
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11116
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