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Creator:
John Varley, 1778–1842, British
Title:

Castle on Holy Island

Date:
1809
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/2 x 17 7/8 inches (14 x 45.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink lower right: "J Var<...> | 18<...>"; inscribed on back in graphite upper center: "9678"; in graphite center right: "Castle on Holy Island. | by J. Varley | 9648."; in graphite lower right: "105"

Signed and dated in pen and black ink lower right: "J Var<...> | 18<...>"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.500
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beaches | boats | castles | cliffs | islands | landscape | marine art | mountains | rocks (landforms) | sails | sea | towers
Associated Places:
Holy Island | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2141
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