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Creator:
Francis Towne, 1740–1816, British
Title:
Vauxhall Stairs, from Millbank, July 5, 1797
Date:
1797
Medium:
Watercolor, with pen, in brown ink, black ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 9 9/16 × 11 inches (24.3 × 27.9 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 8 3/8 × 9 13/16 inches (21.3 × 24.9 cm), and Sheet: 7 5/16 × 8 3/4 inches (18.6 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower right: "F. Towne. | delt. 1797 No 7"; inscribed in pen with black ink, verso, upper left: "Vauxhall Stairs taken from Millbank | by | Francis Towne July 5th 1797 | No 114 | New Bond Street"; inscribed in pen with brown ink, verso, left center: "15755"; inscribed in graphite, right center: "Shew full 1/8 outside | line & culop[?] my in | back to shew my [title.?]"

Signed and dated in pen with brown ink, lower right: "F. Towne. | delt. 1797 No 7"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1286
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | fishing | landscape | men | river | shore (landform) | town | trees
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46464
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