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Creator:
Joseph Severn, 1793–1879, British
Title:
Caulking the Schooner, Falmouth Harbour
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on board
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/4 × 10 1/4 inches (36.2 × 26 cm) and Mount: 22 × 16 inches (55.9 × 40.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in pen and black ink, lower center: "<Arthur> Joseph Severn | Low Tide, Falmouth Harbour. Caulking the Schooner. | On back of original frame (made by T.H.Gladwell, 21 Graceland Street) | a Sale date: Jan 9/97. | -room | Bought by me at Tunbridge Wells in 1943. Martin Hardie | In the batch of drawings from which this camel, by Joseph Severn, | were others made in Italy (Rome, etc.) which were of his more | conventional type. This untypical drawing (in a sense half way | between W. Muller & S. Sargent) was much more interesting."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5951
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15080
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