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Creator:
Thomas Girtin, (etching), 1775–1802, British
Frederick Christian Lewis the Elder, (aquatint), 1779–1856, British
after Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
Published by James Girtin, ca. 1780–after 1820
Title:

The Watermill Above the Bridge at Charenton

Additional Title(s):

Le moulin à eau au-dessus du pont de Charenton

Date:
1803
Medium:
Aquatint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 9/16 x 13 7/16 inches (21.8 x 34.1 cm), Plate: 8 1/16 x 13 inches (20.4 x 33 cm), and Image: 6 1/8 x 11 1/16 inches (15.5 x 28.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "R91"; on back, upper left: "T. Girtin in B. M. | (L. B. 21) | LCQ. in 1855"; in black ink, on back, lower right: "narrow ravine(?)"

Lettered in brown ink, lower left: "Drawn & Etch'd by Thos. Girtin. | The WATER MILL above the Bridge | AT CHARENTON. | SUB PRINT"; lower center: "LONDON: Pub. January 1. 1803 by J. GIRTIN, No. 1, Little Newport Street, Gerrard Street, SOHO."; lower right: "Aquatinted by F. C. Lewis. | Le MOULIN À EAU au dessous du pont | DE CHARENTON | 20"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4683
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boats | bridge (built work) | buildings | cottages | houses | landscape | river | water mill
Associated Places:
Charenton-le-Pont | Europe | France | Marne | Paris | Pont de Charenton-le-Pont | Val-de-Marne | Île-de-France
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14285
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