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Creator:
John Glover, 1767–1849, British
Title:

On the River Wye with Wilton Castle Ruins on a Bend in the River

Former Title(s):

On the River Rye with Goodrich Castle Ruins on a Bend in the River

Additional Title(s):

Verso: View of Chepstow

Date:
after 1794
Medium:
Gray ink and gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, blued white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 x 11 5/8 inches (20.3 x 29.5 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 9 3/8 x 13 inches (23.8 x 33 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "Chepstow"; on back, upper right: "16 | J. Glover"; on back of mount, center: "John Glover | On the River Wye with Goodrich Castle (?) | Ruins on a Pond in the River; Verso: | View of Chepstow"

watermark: "J WHATMAN | 1794"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.403
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | castle | landscape | river | riverbanks | trees
Associated Places:
England | Hereford and Worcester | Herefordshire | United Kingdom | Wilton Castle | Wye
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2044
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