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Creator:
Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Title:
A Squall off a Mountainous Coast
Date:
undated
Medium:
Gray wash with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 x 10 13/16 inches (17.8 x 27.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: " No.77"; verso: inscribed in graphite, lower right: "D301"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Signed in graphite, lower left: "B. West"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5401
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
barrels | beach | clouds | coast | figures | marine art | meteorology | mountains | sailboats | science | sky | storm | water
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14853
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