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Creator:
Francis Nicholson, 1753–1844
Title:

Scarborough: Shipwreck at the Foot of the Castle Cliff

Date:
ca. 1808
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor and graphite with scratching out on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 13/16 x 16 1/2in. (30 x 41.9cm), Sheet: 11 7/8 × 16 1/2 inches (30.2 × 41.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso of mount in graphite, center: "Francis Nicholson Scarborough"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5456
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | harbor | historical subject | marine art | mountain | sea | ship | shipwreck | wall | waves (natural events)
Associated Places:
England | Europe | North Yorkshire | Scarborough | Scarborough Castle | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11197
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