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Creator:
John Nixon, ca. 1760–1818, British
Title:
On the Sands at Brighton: Figures Walking on the Shore
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/4 × 9 inches (14.6 × 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in pen black ink, center right: "59"; Inscribed on verso in graphite and pen and black ink, upper center: "Mrs. Barnard | Mrs. Long | Miss Osborn | Miss Bollond | B. Barnard | C. Clarke | Bushman | Gibson | Danvers | J Nixon | Long"; in graphite and pen and brown ink, upper right: "going to Embark | at Kingston | for a Water Party | to Oatlands"; lower left: "Device of a hand pointing left on the Sands Brighton | overleaf"; in graphite, lower center: "68"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4201
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bathing machines | beach | genre subject | landscape | ocean | people | sand | sea
Associated Places:
Brighton | East Sussex | England | Europe | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11398
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