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Creator:
Samuel Prout, 1783–1852, British
Title:
The Bridge of Sighs, Venice
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite with stumping on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/8 × 10 1/4 inches (37.1 × 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Ponte dei Sospiri"; inscribed on verso, lower center: "x"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.972
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | bridges (built works) | buildings | canal | cells | cityscape | correctional institution | gondolas | gondoliers | limestone | palace | prison
Associated Places:
Bridge of Sighs | Doge's Palace | Italy | Piazzetta di San Marco | Piombi | Ponte della Paglia | Rio di Palazzo | San Marco | Veneto | Venezia | Venice
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12311
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