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Creator:
Francis Towne, 1740–1816, British
Title:
Dunkerswell Abbey, August 20, 1783
Date:
1783
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/8 x 10 3/8 inches (18.7 x 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in brown ink, upper left: "No 11 | Dunkeswell Abbey"; in graphite, center left: "5730"; upper right: "1"; center right: "185 BP"; lower center: "Black P.P."

Watermark: Bend (similar to Heawood 107, c-k).

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "F Towne | delt."; dated on verso in pen and brown ink, upper center: "August the 20th. 1783"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.232
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
house | landscape | sky | trees | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1875
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