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John Webber, 1752–1793

Pont-y-Pair on the River Llugwy near Betws-y-Coed, Denbigh

Materials & Techniques:
Gray wash, blue wash and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 13 1/2 x 18 3/4 inches (34.3 x 47.6 cm)

In pen and brown ink, lower right: "John Webber. 1791;" in graphite, lower left: "Ponte Pair Lanrust | near"; on mount, lower center: "Ponte Pair in North Wales"

In pen and brown ink, lower right: "John Webber. 1791"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
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IIIF Manifest:

The Line of Beauty : British Drawings and Watercolors of the Eighteenth Century (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-05-19 - 2001-08-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

John Webber, R. A. (1752-1793) (Whitworth Art Gallery, 1996-07-04 - 1996-09-15) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

John Webber, R. A. (1752-1793) (Kunstmuseum Bern, 1996-03-26 - 1996-05-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10-20 - 1983-02-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

William Hauptman, John Webber : Landschaftsmaler un Südseefaher = Pacific voyager and landscape artist, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, 1996, pp. 234-5, no. 61, NJ18 .W382 H28 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 162-3, no. IV.4, pl. 136, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Duncan Robinson, Fairest isle : the appreciation of British scenery, 1750-1850, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1989, p. 12, no. 93, ND1354.4 F35 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Royal Academy of Arts, Exhibition Catalogue. 1792. 24th., Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1792, vol. 1:2, p. 16, no. 512, N5054 .A53 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Scott Wilcox, Line of beauty : British drawings and watercolors of the eighteenth century, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2001, pp. 70-71, no. 54, NC228 W53 2001 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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