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Creator:
William Woollett, 1735–1785, British
after Richard Wilson RA, 1714–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)
Title:
Snowden Hill
Date:
1775
Medium:
Line engraving and etching with hand coloring on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/4 x 21 3/8in. (40 x 54.3cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "<Mr><. . .>"; inscribed, verso, in graphite, lower left: "16399 | 9 4/20"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered lower left: "Richard Wilson Pinxt."; lower left: "SNOWDEN HILL, | and the adjacent Country in North Wales."; lower right: "LE MONTAGNE DE SNOWDEN, \ avec les Environs dans la Principauté de Galles."; lower right: "William Woollett Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14577
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | fishing | hills | lakes | landscape | mountains | trees
Associated Places:
Snowden Hill
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25)

Nobleness and Grandeur - Forging Historical Landscape in Britain, 1760 - 1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-01-27 - 2005-04-24)

Publications:
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Martin Postle, Richard Wilson and the transformation of European landscape painting, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2014, p. 265, NJ18.W72 R53 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40407
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