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Creator:
Francis Danby, 1793–1861, Irish
Title:

The Launch of "La Sorciére" on the Lake of Geneva

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, blued white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/8 × 11 3/8 inches (19.4 × 28.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "Yachts sur le lac Xeman(?)"; on back, upper right: "Commandé à l'auteur Danvy | Val floo(?)"; on back, lower left: "Prev. Princess Galitzine"

Signed in black ink, lower left: "F DANBY"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1993.30.51
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
flags | lake | launch | marine art | mountains | rowboats | sailboats | seamen | ships | sunlight
Associated Places:
Europe | Lake Geneva | Switzerland
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4141
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