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Creator:
Cornelius Varley, 1781–1873, British
Title:
Remains of Purton Hall, Staffordshire
Date:
1820
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/8 × 21 3/8 inches (37.8 × 54.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left, in artist's hand: "remains of Parton Hall; in brown ink, lower left, in artist's hand: "P.G.T"; lower center: "Remains of Parton Hall Staffordshr. C Varley 1820"

Signed and dated in graphite, lower left: "remains of Parton Hall Aug '9 1820 C Varley"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4338
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | chimneys | grass | road | ruins | trees
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Staffordshire | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Block Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Toledo Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Portland Art Museum, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

Papermaking and The Art of Watercolor in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Paul Sandby's "View of…Mr. Whatman's Turkey Mill" (Yale Center for British Art, 2006-02-22 - 2006-06-04)

Publications:
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Scott Wilcox, British watercolors, drawings of the 18th and 19th centuries from the Yale Center for British Art , Hudson Hill Press, New York, 1985, no. 40, pl. 40, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14164
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