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Creator:
Samuel Davis, 1757–1819, British
Title:
Ladrone Islands in the China Sea
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, and graphite on moderately thieck, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, moderately textured, wove beige, wove paper, backed with linen
Dimensions:
Mount: 24 1/8 × 32 3/4 inches (61.3 × 83.2 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 21 3/16 × 29 7/8 inches (53.8 × 75.9 cm), and Sheet: 20 15/16 × 29 5/8 inches (53.2 × 75.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower center: "LADRONE ISLANDS in the CHINA SEA."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "J43"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.290
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boat | cliffs | islands | marine art | sea
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13186
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