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Creator:
Rev. William Gilpin, 1724–1804, British
Title:

View of Windermere

Date:
between 1762 and 1783
Medium:
Gray wash, graphite, pen and gray ink and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/4 × 9 3/8 inches (15.9 × 23.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, upper center: "A view of Windermere-water, wh. is the largest of the | Cumberland lakes; and the most beautiful. It is 12 miles | in length. It is not very rocky; but the objects [with] | it are very grand."; inscribed in pen and black ink, verso, center right: "Wm Gilpin V of Boldre" I

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Arthur Weyhe
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1998.32.10(19)
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | hills | lake | landscape | men | rowing | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23877
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