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Creator:
Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Title:

A River by a Rocky Bank with Figures, Possibly in India

Additional Title(s):

Indian Landscape

Indians Bathing from a Rocky Bank

Indians Encamoed on a Rocky River Bank

Indians Bathing from a Rocky Brook

Date:
between 1783 and 1789
Medium:
Black chalk and white chalk on moderately thick, moderately textured, blue laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 5/8 × 13 3/4 inches (27 × 34.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5750
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | river | rocks (landforms) | tents | trees | washing
Associated Places:
Ganges | India
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15051
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Martin Postle, Johan Zoffany, RA : Society Observed, , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2011, p. 287, cat. no. 100, NJ18 Z68 + A12 2011 Oversize (YCBA)

Mary Webster, Johan Zoffany, 1733-1810, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011, pp. 540, 546, fig. 414, NJ18 Z68 W43 2011 + (YCBA)


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