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Creator:
William Simpson, 1823–1899, British
Title:
The Village Well
Date:
1864
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 x 14 3/8 inches (26.7 x 36.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink lower left: "The Village Well"; in artist's hand in pen and brown ink lower right: "Wm Simpson. | 1864"; inscribed on verso in graphite center: " 170 | 14 10 | 16"

Signed in pen and bown ink lower right: "Wm Simpson. | 1864"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.261
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | genre subject | jewelry | jugs | tree | village | water | well (container component) | women
Associated Places:
India
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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From Merchants to Emperors - British Artists in India 1757-1930 (The Morgan Library & Museum, 1986-05-01 - 1986-07-31)

From Merchants to Emperors - British Artists in India 1757-1930 (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1986-10-02 - 1987-01-04)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12226
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