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Creator:
Alfred Diston, active 1818–1829
Title:

View of Port Orotava, Tenerife, from El Limpio de Las Calaveras

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, brown ink, and gray ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 × 19 1/16 inches (36.8 × 48.4 cm) and Image: 12 5/8 × 18 1/2 inches (32.1 × 47 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with brown ink, lower center: "View of PORT OROTAVA, Tenerife | from "El Limpio de las Calaveras."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "Mellon 6087C"

Watermark: J. Whatman/Turkey Mill (Heawood 3464)

Signed, in pen, with brown ink, lower left: "Alfred Diston"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.517
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2158
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