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Creator:
Jonathan Skelton, active 1754, died 1758, British
Title:

Tivoli Above the Casade

Date:
1758
Medium:
Pen and black ink and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
10 1/4 x 14 3/4in. (26 x 37.5cm) and 10 3/8 × 14 3/4 inches (26.4 × 37.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and black ink: "[...] ground and grass & forest [...] be always be using green | and the [...] on P hill ve very brown"; in graphite center right: "D. 1270"

Signed and dated on verso in pen and black ink, lower left: "J Skelton 1758"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5358
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated Places:
Tivoli
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14807
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