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Creator:
William Simpson, 1823–1899, British
Title:

The Ganges

Date:
1863
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper, pasted on contemporary mount made of medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 14 1/2 x 20 5/8 inches (36.8 x 52.4 cm) and Sheet: 14 x 20 inches (35.6 x 50.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "The Ganges."

Signed and dated in brown ink lower left: "Wm. Simpson 1863"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.256
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
birds | crocodiles | figures | fire | landscape | river | ships | smoke | sunset | trees | village
Associated Places:
Asia | Ganges | India
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12221
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