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Creator:
John Varley, 1778–1842, British
Title:

Seashore with Two Figures and a Distant Town

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and pen and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 9/16 x 5 1/2 inches (9 x 13.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, on sheet attached to mount, lower left: "John Varley | seashore, with two figures and distant town | Collection: Lady Jane Harriet Pley dell Bouverie, | d. of Wm. 3rd Earl of Radnor; married | William Ellice, 1847-"; on sheet attached to mount, lower center: "Martin Hardie."; in graphite, on sheet attached to mount, lower right: "A | In perfect condition | Always kept in Album | by [...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.247
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
dock | figures | landscape | piers | rocks (landforms) | sea | ships | ships | shore (landform) | town
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1890
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