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Creator:
Frederick Christian Lewis the Elder, 1779–1856, British
after Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
Title:
View of Pont au Change, Theatre de la Cite, Pont Neuf and the Conciergerie Prison
Date:
1803
Medium:
Soft-ground etching and aquatint, published state
Dimensions:
Plate: 11 3/4 x 22 1/4in. (29.8 x 56.5cm) and DON'T USE: 15 5/8 x 24 1/2in. (39.7 x 62.2cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Engraved inscriptions: below image at left, "Drawn and Etched by Thos. Girtin."; and below image at right, "Aquatinted by F.C. Lewis."; and below at center, "View of PONT AU CHANGE. / the City Theatre, Pont Neuf, conciergerie prison, &c Vue de PONT AU CHANGE, / du Theatre de la Cite du POnt Neuf, du Conciergerie, &c / prise du PONT DE NOTRE DAME"; and below at center, "LONDON PUB. Jan.y 1 1803 by J No GIRTIN, No 330, Oxford Street"; and below at left, "PRINT"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2600
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated Places:
Bourse de Paris | Conciergerie | Europe | France | Paris | Pont au Change | Pont Neuf | Seine | Théâtre de la Ville – Sarah-Bernhardt | Ville de Paris, Départment de | Île-de-France
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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The Romantic Landscape Prints - The Chiaroscuro of Nature (Yale Center for British Art, 2002-09-25 - 2002-12-29)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:20103
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