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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802
and Richard Banks Harraden, 1778–1862
after Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802
Title:

On the Banks of the Marne below the Bridge at Charenton

Additional Title(s):

Sur les Borde de la Marne au Dessous du Pont de Charenton

Part Of:

Collective Title: Selection of Twenty of the Most Picturesque Views of Paris and its Environs

Date:
1803
Materials & Techniques:
Etching and aquatint with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 5/8 × 25 1/8 inches (39.7 × 63.8 cm), Plate: 7 7/8 × 11 inches (20 × 27.9 cm), Image: 5 5/8 × 9 3/4 inches (14.3 × 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Colored by hand & not printed | 1st printing | paper watermarked 1801 | No.11 | £ 2.10"

Watermark, lower right: "1801 | J. Whatman"

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn & Etch'd by Thos. Girtin | On the Banks of the Marne below the Bridge at Charenton | Print"; lower right: "Aquatinted by I.B. Harraden | Sur les Bords de la Marne au dessous du Pont de Charenton" | lower center: "London: Pub. January 1, 1803, By J. Girtin, No. 8 Charles Street, Middlesex Hospital | 19"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.874
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | bridge (built work) | cityscape | river
Associated Places:
Charenton-le-Pont | Europe | France | Marne | Pont de Charenton-le-Pont | Val-de-Marne | Île-de-France
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41101
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