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

View of Pont Neuf, part of the Louvre, Notre Dame, and the College of four Nations

Date:
1803
Medium:
Aquatint with soft-ground etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/4 x 26 1/4 inches (46.4 x 66.7 cm), Plate: 10 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches (27.3 x 64.8 cm), and Image: 7 7/8 x 22 1/2 inches (20 x 57.2 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 PONT NEUF, | part of the Louvre, Notre Dame, & the College of four Nations."; lower right: "VUE DU PONT NEUF, | d'une partie du Louvre, de Notre Dame & du College des quatre Nations."; lower left: "SUB PRINT"; lower center: "LLONDON: Publiyn'd Jany. 15. 1803 by JNO GIRTIN, No. 1 Little Newport Street, Gerrard Street, SOHO."; and lower right: "7"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20210
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | barges (flat-bottomed watercraft) | barrels (containers) | boats | carriages | coat | domes | horse (animal) | oars | pails | people
Associated Places:
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris | Collège des Quatre-Nations | Europe | France | Musée du Louvre | Paris | Pont Neuf | Seine | Ville de Paris, Départment de | Île-de-France
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49762
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