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Creator:
Samuel Buck, 1696–1779, British
Title:
The South-west View of Battle Abbey in the County of Sussex
Date:
1735
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink, and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/4 × 15 3/8 inches (24.8 × 39.1 cm) and Image: 5 3/4 × 13 3/4 inches (14.6 × 34.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "Orig Drawing by Buck"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "No.91 Sur 2789"

Watermark: Fluer-de-lis

Lettered outside image, upper center: "THE SOUTH WEST VIEW OF BATTELL ABBY, IN THE COUNTY OF SUSSEX"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.330
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1971
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