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Creator:
Francois Vivares, 1709–1780, French
after Thomas Sandby RA, 1721–1798, British
Title:

The Moat Island

Date:
1772
Medium:
Hand colored engraving on thick, rough, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 5/8 × 25 inches (42.2 × 63.5 cm), Plate: 13 1/2 × 22 7/8 inches (34.3 × 58.1 cm), and Image: 12 1/8 × 22 1/4 inches (30.8 × 56.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "16452 | [?]160"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered, lower center: "The Moat Island. | Publish'd March the 2d 1772, by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London."; lettered, lower left: "T. Sandby delint."; lettered, lower right: "T. Vivarez sculp. | 3"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13025
Classification:
Prints
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:37582
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