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Creator:
Sir Robert Smirke the younger, 1781–1867, British
Title:

A Village About Six Miles from Messina Towards Calanca

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Collection of Continental Drawings, From a Set of Four Sketchbooks, 1802-1804

Date:
1802-1804
Medium:
Graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 11/16 × 7 5/8 inches (11.9 × 19.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "May 4th A Village abt. 6 miles from Messina towards Calanca."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Part of the town of Messina as it remaines now | showing the effects of the Earthquake in 1783-"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "II/13"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.452
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26623
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