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Creator:
James Girtin, ca. 1780–after 1820
after James Girtin, ca. 1780–after 1820
Title:
Title Page for: A Selection of the Most Picturesque Views in Paris and its Environs
Date:
1803
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/4 x 26 inches (46.4 x 66 cm), Plate: 13 x 16 inches (33 x 40.6 cm), and Image: 11 x 11 1/2 inches (27.9 x 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

LEPARD (partially obscured)

Lettering, recto, center: "A | SELECTION | OF TWENTY of the most PICTURESQUE | views in | PARIS, | AND ITS ENVIRONS, | Drawn AND Etched | in the Year 1802, by the late | THOMAS GIRTIN; | Being the Only Etchings of that Celebrated Artist: | And Aquatinted in exact Imitation of the Original Drawings, | In the Collection of the | RT. HONBLE THE EARL OF ESSEX."; below, "LONDON: Pubd. March 22. 1803, by M.A. & JOHN GIRTIN, NO. 1, Little Newport Street, SOHO."; and below, right: "Written & Engraved| BY| JNO. GIRTIN"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20194
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49746
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