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Creator:
Cornelius Varley, 1781–1873, British
Title:

Mountain Panorama in Wales, Cader Idris

Date:
1803
Medium:
Graphite with black chalk on medium, slightly-textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/16 x 17 1/16 inches (26.5 x 43.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, in artist's hand lower left: "Fine weather wind S.E. Clouds coming towards me ^ |all the morning| but dissolved into transparent atmosphere as fast as they came so that I had constant blue sky over head"; in graphite, in artist's hand, lower left: "Sun shine yet the hills came [forward?] darken"; in graphite, in artist's hand upper right: "Sun over here| Clouds Colour of Drawing paper"; in graphite, verso, lower center: "D1797/ Cornelius Varley 1781-1873| Cader Idris, 1803| [cf.?] Sir Robert [White's?] Cader Idris from Llanelltyd, 1803| Heather Hubbard, "Some Victorian Droughtsmen" Plate 12| LGD"; on back in graphite, lower right: "D 1797"

Watermark, center: fleur de lis over shield, over "G R"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5390
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cattle | clouds | field | hills | house | landscape | panorama | river | sailboat
Associated Places:
Cader Idris | Cymru | United Kingdom | Wales
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14832
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