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Creator:
etching by Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
aquatint by W. Pickett, active 1792–1820, British
after Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
Title:
A General View of Paris taken from Chaillot
Date:
1803
Medium:
Soft-ground etching and aquatint printed in brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/4 x 26 1/8 inches (46.4 x 66.4 cm), Plate: 10 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches (27.3 x 65.4 cm), and Image: 8 x 22 7/8 inches (20.3 x 58.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

J WHATMAN | 1801

In lettering, recto, lower left: "Drawn & Etch'd by Thos. Girtin"; lower right: "Aquatinted by W. Pickett."; lower left: "A General View of Paris, | taken from CHAILLOT."; lower right: "Vue Generale de Paris, | prise de CHAILLOT."; lower left: "SUBSCRN PRINT"; lower center: "Pub. Feby. 4, 1803, by JNO. GIRTIN, No. 1, Little Newport Street, LONDON."; and lower right: "5"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20206
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cityscape | domes | house | park (grounds) | people | river | roofs | ships | towers | trees | walls
Associated Places:
Europe | France | Panthéon | Paris | Quartier de Chaillot | Seine | Ville de Paris, Départment de | Île-de-France
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49758
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