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Paul Sandby, 1731–1809

Lord Hopetoun's Lead Mines

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Two Sketches of Men

Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor, pen and black ink and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 4 7/8 x 9 3/8 inches (12.4 x 23.8 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "237"; in pen and black ink, upper right: "36"; in artist's hand in pen and brown ink, bottom left: "Lord Hopetoun's lead mines--"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cattle | cows | figures | landscape | lead | livestock | mine | mountains | ore | science | water | waterwheel
Associated Places:
Leadhills | Scotland | South Lanarkshire
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IIIF Manifest:

Papermaking and The Art of Watercolor in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Paul Sandby's "View of…Mr. Whatman's Turkey Mill" (Yale Center for British Art, 2006-02-22 - 2006-06-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

The Art of Paul Sandby (Yale Center for British Art, 1985-04-10 - 1985-06-23) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

David Ainley, Blinded by Spectacle, Disregard for Human Labour in a Landscape of Joseph Wright of Derby, and a Painter's Respnse folloiwng modernism , Digital and Material Arts Research Centre, University of Derby, January 12, 2012, p. 14, Available online http://hdl.handle.net/10545/621637

Stephen Daniels, Paul Sandby, picturing Britain , Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2009, p.15, fig. 2, NJ18 Sa56 P3 2009 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Celina Fox, The arts of industry in the Age of Enlightenment, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2009, p. 369, fig. 164, N72.T4 F69 2009 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

The Art of Paul Sandby, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, 1985, pp. 34, 37, no. 29, NJ18 Sa56 R62 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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