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Creator:
Richard Wilson RA, 1713/4–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)
Title:

Castell Dinas Brân, Wales

Date:
ca. 1771
Medium:
Graphite and black chalk on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper mounted on thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 13 × 19 5/8 inches (33 × 49.9 cm) and Sheet: 11 1/2 × 18 inches (29.2 × 45.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso, in graphite,center: "Paul Sandby mounted this Drawing of Wilson's | for me, December 1789 BB/"; in brown ink, center: "Wilson"; lower left: "Marianne Ford"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4362
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | hills | houses | landscape | ruins | trees
Associated Places:
Castell Dinas Brân | Cymru | Dee | Denbighshire | Llangollen | United Kingdom | Wales
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14186
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Martin Postle, Richard Wilson and the transformation of European landscape painting, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2014, p. 266, NJ18.W72 R53 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Ron Radford, Island to empire : 300 years of British art, 1550-1850 : paintings, watercolours, drawings, sculptures from the collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 2005, pp. 144, 146, N3913.5 .R34 2005 (LC)+ Oversize (YCBA)


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