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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:
Sheet: 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 | children | clouds | dogs (animals) | genre subject | islands | masonry | stones | women | writing (processes)
Associated Places:
England | Holy Island | Northumberland | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46466
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