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Creator:
Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
Title:

View of Pont St. Michel from Pont Neuf

Date:
1802
Medium:
Soft-ground etching, first engraver's proof, touched in graphite by the artist on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 15/16 x 16 1/2 inches (22.7 x 41.9 cm) and Image: 7 x 14 3/4 inches (17.8 x 37.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, recto, lower center: "<Pont St. Michel>" [bottom half of words cut off with sheet]; in graphite, recto, lower right: "A 4"; in graphite, recto, upper right: "<MH>"; and in graphite, verso, lower left: "MH"

Recto, lower right: "Drawn Etched & Pubd by T. Girtin June 28th 1802"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10902
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boats | bridge (built work) | buildings | carriages | carts | cathedral | church | cityscape | deciduous trees | horses (animals) | island | people | river
Associated Places:
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris | Europe | France | Paris | Pont Neuf | Pont Saint Michel | Seine | Ville de Paris, Départment de | Île-de-France
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29328
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