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Creator:
Samuel Davis, 1757–1819, British
Title:

The Former Winter Capital of Bhutan at Punakha Dzong

Date:
1783
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, brown ink, gouache, graphite, with scratching out and sponging on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, mounted on thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 20 1/8 × 29 3/4 inches (51.1 × 75.6 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 19 5/16 × 29 3/16 inches (49.1 × 74.1 cm), and Image: 17 1/2 × 27 5/16 inches (44.5 × 69.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "J54"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.284
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
building | landscape | men | mountains
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13181
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