The Great Bridge over the Taafe
- Line engraving and etching with hand coloring on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 17 5/8 x 24 5/8 inches (44.8 x 62.5 cm) and Plate: 16 x 21 3/8 inches (40.6 x 54.3 cm)
Inscribed, verso, in graphite, lower left: "16403 | 7 4/20"; in graphite, lower right: "(IR74/658)"
Paul Mellon collector's mark
Lettered lower left: "Richard Wilson pinxt."; lower left: "THE GREAT BRIDGE OVER THE TAAFFE, | in South Wales."; | lower right: "LE GRAND PONT SUR LA TAAFFE, | dans la Principauté de Galles."; lower right: "P.C.Canot Sculpt."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- bridge (built work) | clouds | hills | houses | islands | rivers
- Associated Places:
- Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Pierre Charles Canot, ca. 1710–1777, French, active in Britain, The Great Bridge over the Taafe, 1775
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