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Creator:
Thomas Stothard, 1755–1834, British
Title:
Sketch of Izaak Walton's Cottage for the "Complete Angler," London, 1836
Date:
1836
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 × 6 inches (24.1 × 15.2 cm) and Mount: 12 5/8 × 9 1/2 inches (32.1 × 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "A vignette this form & size"; center left: "fir | fir"; lower center: "I have made this sketch for | the size - there must be but | few <weads> weeds or plants in | the stream because the 'Dove' is a | swift & clear <stream> river - | [...] to draw it well & put good | effect into it. | the drawing sent is | very accurate"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "Stothard's Sketch | for guidance of Worthington | see Walton & C. | p. 391"; inscribed on mount in pen and black ink, upper center: "Walton & Cotton. Pickering's Ed[...] 1832"; lower center: "Stothard's original sketch for guidance of Worthinton who made | the finished drawing on the block."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.21452
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:42719
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