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Creator:
John Varley, 1778–1842, British
Title:

Ships on a River with Buildings in the Distance

Date:
ca. 1830
Medium:
Brown wash on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on medium, rough, gray wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 7/16 x 9 7/16 inches (29.1 x 23.9 cm) and Sheet: 3 7/16 x 5 5/16 inches (8.8 x 13.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in blue ink, on sheet attached to mount, upper center: "John Varley. | From Colln. of John Linnell | Bt. from his descendant; Miss Herbert, 1933 | Martin Hardie"; in graphite, on mount, lower left: "(+v2)"; in black ink, on mount, lower center: "Reproduced in | "John Varley", by Adrian Bury, 1946, pl. 70."; in graphite, on mount, lower right: "John Varley"; on back of mount, lower left: "Ohol(?)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5846
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | clouds | landscape | river | riverbanks | ships | town | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41409
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