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Creator:
John Cousen, 1804–1880, British
after D. Kennedy
Published by George Vertue, 1684–1756, British
Title:

Manse and Church of Cults, the Birthplace of Wilkie

Date:
undated
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 8 1/8 x 8 11/16 inches (20.6 x 22 cm) and Image (no border): 5 3/16 x 6 11/16 inches (13.1 x 17 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, center left, along lower left border of oval image: "D. Kennedy, del."; center right, along lower right border of oval image: "J. Cousens, Sc."; lower center: "Manse and Church of Cults. | The Birth Place of Wilkie. | GEORGE VIRTUE LONDON & NEW YORK"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14771
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agriculture | architectural subject | church | fields | genre subject | headscarf | hills | house | landscape | manse | men | path | road | sheep | shepherds | tartan | trees | village | walking | walls | women
Associated Places:
Cults | Europe | Fife | Scotland | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Wilkie, Sir David (1785–1841), painter of genre, historical subjects, and portraits
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40962
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