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Creator:
Lt. William Smyth, 1813–1878
Title:

Pass through the Andes

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, white gouache, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/16 x 14 1/8in. (25.9 x 35.9cm) and Sheet: 10 1/8 × 14 1/8 inches (25.7 × 35.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "See Smyth & Lowe Lima to Para Page 29"; in pen and brown ink, lower left: "of the Portachuelo de la Viuda | the highest pass of the Andes on the | Road from Lima to Cerro Pasco."

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Lieut. Wm. Smyth Ret. fecit"; signed on verso in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Wm Smyth"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2715
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19954
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