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Creator:
William Pars, 1742–1782, British
Title:
A View at Lucerne
Date:
1775
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and gray and brown ink over graphite with brown and gray wash on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/2 × 23 1/8 inches (41.9 × 58.7 cm) and Image: 13 3/4 × 19 1/2 inches (34.9 × 49.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and gray ink, lower center: "A VIEW AT LUCERNE."; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "p.3453."

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, lower right, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

Signed and dated in pen and gray ink, lower left: "WP 1775."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5457
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boats | buildings | genre subject | Grand Tour | landscape | men | mountains | river | sails | truss bridge
Associated Places:
Kapellbrücke | Lucerne | Luzern | Reuss | Switzerland
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14882
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