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Creator:
pupil of John Varley, 1778–1842, British
Title:

Landscape in Wales with Mountains, Lake, Castle and Two Figures in the Foreground

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 × 18 1/4 inches (17.8 × 46.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on sheet attached to mount, lower left: "Strong Girtin influence | lingers in this foreground. | mH. | middle distance shows the connection with Cotman | trees."; in black ink, on sheet attached to mount, lower center: "John Varley, P. W. S. | 1778=1842 | Welsh Landscape, with mountains, lake, castle, & two figures in foreground. | One of a pair, exactly the same size: the other signed on back, "J. Varley, 1815." | On "Whatman. Turkey Mills" paper. | Martin Hardie."; in graphite, on sheet attached to mount, lower right: "re-hinge to flatten- | open mount. cut off | [...] + attach"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5971
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | clouds | figures | hills | lake | landscape | mountains | ruins | trees
Associated Places:
Cymru | Europe | United Kingdom | Wales
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15098
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