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Creator:
Attributed to Peter Rashleigh, active 1775
Pupil of John Malchair, 1730–1812, German, active in Britain (1754–1812)
Title:

Distant View of a Town

Date:
1775
Medium:
Graphite and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 × 12 7/8 inches (23.5 × 32.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper left: "Bowlby Bridge in Worcestershire. July 11 1775 [...]"; in graphite, upper left: "Tanbury? | [...] | Ludlow? | Worcester?"; in graphite, center right: "possibly Peter Rashleigh | [...]"; in graphite, lower right: "143(10)"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5713
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | road | town | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14968
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