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Creator:
unknown artist, eighteenth century
Title:
Herstmonceux Castle
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on slightly textured, medium, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 9/16 × 8 7/8 inches (9 × 22.5 cm) and Mount: 10 × 4 11/16 inches (25.4 × 11.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and gray ink, lower center: "Herstmonceaux"; inscribed on verso in graphite, center: "Note: This is a very careful, though much reduced, | copy of the large water-color by Lambert | executed in 1777 immediately before the des- | truction, in my unique set of his drawings"; in graphite, lower right: "From the Coll.n of WHB Fletcher [...] | Aldwich Manor (fomerly Bersted [...] | Bo[...]"; in graphite, upper center: "Herstmonceaux | by J.L. Lewes"; in graphite, center: "10/6"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1112
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | castle | exterior | exterior view | house
Associated Places:
East Sussex | England | Europe | Herstmonceux | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13607
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