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Creator:
unknown artist
Formerly attributed to William Hodges, 1744–1797, British
Title:

Fishing Cove near Columbo

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to image): 14 13/16 x 19 5/16 inches (37.7 x 49 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "Fishing Cove near Columbo"; on back, lower right: "54 (encircled)"; on back of mount, on attached sheet, center: "D3554/ | William Hodges RA 1744-1797 | fishing cove near Columbo. Now the site of a | fashionable hotel. 1780. | [...] | NOT by Hodges. See DFS note on back of mat g D.3555"; on back of mount, lower center: "English School | Fishing Cove near Columbo (D.3554)"

unidentified collector's stamp, in purple ink, on back, lower left: circle with illegible letters around perimeter; crest in middle

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5431
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beach | canoes | clouds | coastline | cove | fishing | genre subject | harbor | hills | huts | landscape | loincloths | masts | men | sailboats | sails | sash | shore (landform) | turbans
Associated Places:
Asia | Colombo | Sri Lanka | Western Province
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14877
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