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Creator:
Isaac Weld, 1774–1856, Irish
Title:
On the Zwcilutzen - Near Interlaken/ Canton of Berne/ The Jungfrau in the Distance
Date:
ca. 1817
Medium:
Pen and black ink, black wash, gray wash, white gouache, and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 × 16 3/4 inches (33 × 42.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, upper center: "The Inscription, carved on the Rock | HIER. WARD. DER. FREY. | HERR. VON. ROTENFLU. | VON. SEINEM. BRUDER. | ERSCHLAGEN. | DER. HEIMATLOSE. MORDER. | IN. BANN. ACHT. UND. | VERZWEIFLUNG. SCHLOSS. | IM. FERNEN. AUSLANDE. | SEINEN. EINST. | MACHTIGEN. STAMM"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, center: "At this spot - The Baron Von Rotenflu | was slain by his brother. | The murderer, inscribed, banished | without country, and in despair, | ended, in a distant land, his once. | powerful race. -"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, upper right: "On the Zweilutzen - near Interlacken | Canton of Berne | The Jungfrau in the distance"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2935
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape
Associated Places:
Switzerland
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:20285
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