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Creator:
William Callow, 1812–1908, British, active in France
Title:

Ship Building

Date:
1841
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown and black ink, over graphite, with scratching out on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 9/16 x 13 3/8 inches (21.7 x 34 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with black ink, on label, on support mat, lower left: "W. Callow RWS. | 1812-1908 | Ship-Building 1841"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, on support mat, lower right: "In March 1841 Callow left Paris and | settled in England. In the autumn of 1841 | he made a sketching tour with C Bentley | in Normandy. Visiting St. Malo. [Aurarches?], | Cader, Havre, Dieppe. | I think one drawing was made on the | English coast, possibly at or near New Haven | (or Shoreham district) before he left for Normandy. | Martin Hardie"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5865
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beach | boats | building | construction | ladder | landscape | light | marine art | oars | scaffolding | ship | shore (landform)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15212
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