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Creator:
William Pars, 1742–1782, British
Title:
The Falls at Powerscourt, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and gray ink, and graphite on thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 × 14 7/8 inches (26.7 × 37.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark: [...]

Inscribed on verso in pen and in purple ink, lower left: "[...] William Pars"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1354
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
hills | landscape | mountain | trees | waterfall
Associated Places:
Dargle | Ireland | Leinster | Powerscourt Waterfall | Wicklow
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Block Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Toledo Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Portland Art Museum, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

Ireland - Art on a World Stage 1690-1840 (The Art Institute of Chicago, 2015-03-17 - 2015-06-07)

Publications:
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William Laffan, Ireland : crossroads of art and design, 1690-1840, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 2015, p. 86, 88, 232, no. 96, fig. 14 (p. 88), N6787 .I74 2015 OVERSIZE (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. 6, pl. 6, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11495
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