Transept of Melrose Abbey, 1778 Near Old Melrose on the River Tweed, Roxburgh
- Materials & Techniques:
- Gray wash, pen and black ink, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Contemporary drawn border: 13 5/8 x 10 3/8 inches (34.6 x 26.4 cm), Sheet: 11 7/8 × 8 1/2 inches (30.2 × 21.6 cm)
Inscribed on verso in pen and gray ink, lower right: "Transept of Melrose Abbey. 1778."
Signed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Hearne"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- abbey | arches | architectural subject | church | ivy | lonely | plants | ruins | shadows | stained glass | transept | windows
- Associated Places:
- Europe | Melrose | Roxburgh | Scotland | Scottish Borders | Tweed | United Kingdom
- Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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- IIIF Manifest:
Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
Duncan Robinson, Fairest isle : the appreciation of British scenery, 1750-1850, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1989, p. 17, no. 136, ND1354.4 F35 (YCBA) [YCBA]