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Creator:
unknown artist, nineteenth century
formerly John Constable, 1776–1837, British
Title:

View of Swanage Bay, Dorset

Date:
1816
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on medium, smooth wove paper laid to card
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/2 x 5 3/4in. (11.4 x 14.6cm) and Mount: 5 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches (14.6 x 19.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Peverel Point Swanage"; inscribed verso, upper center, in graphite: "Swanage. Dorset 1816."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.229
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bay (body of water) | landscape | marine art | sea | seascape
Associated Places:
Dorset | England | Europe | Swanage | Swanage Bay | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12211
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