Landscape in Wales with Mountains, Lake, Castle and Two Figures in the Foreground
- Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- 7 × 18 1/4 inches (17.8 × 46.3 cm)
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:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- castle | clouds | figures | hills | lake | landscape | mountains | ruins | trees
- Associated Places:
- Cymru | Europe | United Kingdom | Wales
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pupil of John Varley, 1778–1842, British, Landscape in Wales with Mountains, Lake, Castle and Two Figures in the Foreground, undated
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