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Creator:
Francis Danby, 1793–1861, Irish
Title:

The Haunted Wood

Date:
undated
Medium:
Brown wash and brown ink with scratching out on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/4 x 4 7/8 inches (15.9 x 12.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "2539 (encircled)"; on back, center: "Francis Danby ARA | [...] F D. | Formerly in the collection of | monochrome drawings in the | possession of Charles Branwhite | Purchased (with others) at the sale of the | Yda(?) Richardson Collection at Manor H[...] | Abbot Leigh"

Signed in black ink, lower left: "F.D."; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.48
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
folklore | geology | landscape | light | night | pond | rocks (landforms) | shadow | trees | wood
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1693
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 60, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, Cat. No. 60, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)


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