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

An Arch at Holy Island, Northumberland

Date:
1809
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
11 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (29.2 x 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower left: "J. Varley 1809."; inscribed in pen, with brown ink, verso, lower left: "No 25 J. Varley Holy Island | inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "1A | 23592"

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink lower left: "J. Varley 1809."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1323
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architectural subject | children | clouds | dogs (animals) | genre subject | islands | masonry | stones | women | writing (processes)
Associated Places:
England | Holy Island | Northumberland | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46466
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Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-06-09 - 2008-08-17) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (The State Hermitage Museum, 2007-10-23 - 2008-01-13) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2007-07-11 - 2007-09-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Yale Center for British Art, Great British watercolors : from the Paul Mellon Collection, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2007, pp. 124-25, no. 53, ND1928 .Y35 2007 (LC)+ Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]


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