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Creator:
Francis Towne, 1740–1816, British
Title:
On the Lake of Como
Date:
1781
Medium:
Watercolor and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/8 x 8 1/4 inches (15.6 x 21 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 9 7/8 x 12 1/4 inches (25.1 x 31.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in brown ink, lower left: "On the Lake of Como"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.489
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Grand Tour | lake | landscape | mountains
Associated Places:
Como, Lago di
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Francis Towne (Leeds Art Gallery, 1997-10-02 - 1998-01-04)

Francis Towne (Tate Britain, 1997-06-24 - 1997-09-14)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2130
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