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Creator:
William Byrne, 1743–1805, British
after Richard Wilson RA, 1714–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)
Title:
Carnarvon Castle
Date:
1775
Medium:
Line engraving and etching with hand coloring on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/2 x 24 1/4 inches (44.5 x 61.6 cm) and Plate: 15 3/4 x 21 1/4 inches (40 x 54 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "<W>< . . . >"; inscribed, verso, in graphite, lower left: "16400 | 9 4/20"; in graphite, lower right: "(IR74/657)"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered lower left: "Richd. Wilson pinxt."; lower left: "CARNARVON CASTLE, | The Birth Place of Edward II. in North Wales."; lower right: "LE CHATEAU DE CARNARVON, | ou le Roy Edouard II. était né, dans la Principauté de Galles."; lower right: "Willm. Byrne Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14573
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | castles | cattle | hills | lakes | walls | women
Associated Places:
Carnarvon
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40400
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