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Creator:
James Girtin, ca. 1780–after 1820
after James Girtin, ca. 1780–after 1820
Title:

Half Title page for: 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: 6 1/2 x 11 1/8 inches (16.5 x 28.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

LEPARD (partially obscured)

In lettering, recto, center: "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:"; recto, lower center: "LONDON: Pub. March 22. 1803, by M.A. & JOHN GIRTIN, No. 1, Little Newport Street, SOHO."; and recto, lower right: "Written & Engraved | BY | JNO. GIRTIN"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20195
Classification:
Prints
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:49747
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