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Creator:
Master of the Wire Line, 18th century
Title:

Country Scene: Cottage and Figures on a Winding Road

Date:
undated
Medium:
Black ink with watercolor on thick, moderately textured, green-beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to image): 10 7/8 x 15 11/16 inches (27.7 x 39.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back of sheet, lower right: "H"; in red ink, on back of mount, upper left: "472-L."; in graphite, on back, of mount, upper left: "Drawing of mysterious authorship. There are many by this hand | and very unmistakable techniques in public & private Collections. | They are generally attributes to J. C. [...]es or Paul Sandy & in one case | at least are embellished by an added P. S. segue line(?), [...] probably | originated from the Holborn district. | They are quite certainly neither PS nor [...] but are sufficiently interesting for a research to be made."; on back of mount, center: "English School | Country Scene: | Cottage and Figures on a Winding Road"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.979
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
chimneys | cloaks | cottages | fence | genre subject | hats | landscape | men | path | peasants | pond | trees | walking | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12323
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