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Creator:
Edward Rooker, 1724–1774, British
Michael "Angelo" Rooker, 1746–1801, British
after Richard Wilson RA, 1714–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)
Title:
The Summit of Cader Idris Mountain
Date:
1775
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/2 × 20 7/16 inches (39.4 × 51.9 cm) and Image: 13 13/16 × 19 7/8 inches (35.1 × 50.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed, verso, in graphite, lower right: "(IR74/647)"

Paul Mellon collector's mark Watermark

Lettered lower left: "Richd. Wilsoon Pinxt."; lower center: "THE SUMMIT OF CADER-IDRIS MONTAIN, | in North Wale."; lettered, lower center: "LE SOMMET DE CADER-IDRIS, | Montagne dans le Principaute de Galles"; lettered, lower right: "E. & M. Rooker Sculpsert."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14572
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cattle | cliffs | craters | hills | lakes | mountains | rocks (landforms) | telescopes | tourists
Associated Places:
Cader Idris
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40399
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