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Creator:
Richard Parkes Bonington, 1802–1828, British
Title:

Trees and a Cottage by a River

Additional Title(s):

Trees and a Cottage by a River - Pond?

Date:
1827
Medium:
Black chalk and gum on medium, cream, smooth wove paper mounted on medium, gray, smooth wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/4 x 8 1/8 inches (15.9 x 20.6 cm) and Mount: 9 3/8 x 11 1/2 inches (23.8 x 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed lower right in graphtie: "B[...]"; in artist's hand in pen and black ink lower right: "R. P. Bonington"; inscribed on mount in pen and black ink, lower center: "Sketch by the late celebrated artist, Richard Parkes Bonnington Esq. | Drawn for Henriette A Eliot, in her presence | -Paris-1827-; inscribed on mount in graphite center right: "leave | this"

Signed lower right in pen and black ink: "R. P. Bonington"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4657
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cottage | figures | landscape | river | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14281
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