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Creator:
Jean Louis Desprez, 1743–1804, French
Title:

Somerset House, Saint Paul's Cathedral and Blackfriar's Bridge

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink and pen and gray ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 1/2 x 71 inches (64.8 x 180.3 cm), Image: 22 3/4 x 69 3/4 inches (57.8 x 177.2 cm), and Frame: 29 x 76 x 3 1/4 inches (73.7 x 193 x 8.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6146
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | bridges (built works) | buildings | cathedrals | city | cityscape | gondolas | rivers
Associated Places:
Blackfriar's Bridge | England | London | Somerset House | St. Paul's Cathedral | Thames | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15198
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G. A. Bremner, Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire, Oxford University Press, Oxford, p. 130, fig. 4.3, NA964 .A7295 2016 (YCBA)

Sigrid De Jong, Rediscovering architecture : Paestum in eighteenth-century architectural experience and theory, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2014, p. 31, fig. 15, DG70.P3 J65 2014 (YCBA)


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