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Creator:
Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
after Frederick Christian Lewis the Elder, 1779–1856, British
Title:

View of the City with the Louvre &c. taken from Pont Marie

Date:
1802
Medium:
Aquatint with soft-ground etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/4 x 26 inches (46.4 x 66 cm), Plate: 9 7/8 x 21 1/2 inches (25.1 x 54.6 cm), and Image: 7 1/2 x 18 7/16 inches (19.1 x 46.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

J WHATMAN | 1801

In lettering, recto, lower left: "Drawn & Etch'd by Thos. Girtin."; lower right: "Aquatinted by F. C. Lewis."; lower left: "View of the City with the Louvre &c | taken from PONT MARIE"; lower right: "Vue de la Cite et du Louvre &c. | prise du PONT MARIE"; lower right: "SUBSCRN. PRINT"; lower center: "LONDON: Pubd Decr. 16. 1802, by T. & J. GIRTIN, No.1 LIttle Newport Street, Gerrard Street, SOHO"; and lower right: "3"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20202
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | barges (flat-bottomed watercraft) | boats | carts | cityscape | horses (animals) | people | river | riverbanks
Associated Places:
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris | Europe | France | Musée du Louvre | Paris | Pont Marie | Seine | Ville de Paris, Départment de | Île-de-France
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49754
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