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Creator:
Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
and Frederick Christian Lewis the Elder, 1779–1856, British
after Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
Title:
View of the Gate of St. Denis taken from the Suburbs
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: 11 7/8 x 22 1/8 inches (30.2 x 56.2 cm), and Image: 9 1/16 x 19 3/16 inches (23 x 48.7 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 Gate of St. Denis | taken from the SUBURBS"; lower right: "Vue de la Porte St. Denis | prise du FAUXBOURG"; lower left: "SUBSCR. PRINT"; lower center: "LONDON: Pubd. 1803, by JNO. GIRTIN, No 1 Little Newport Street, Gerard Street, SOHO"; and lower right: "10"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20216
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Associated Places:
Europe | France | Porte Saint-Denis | Saint-Denis | Seine-Saint-Denis | Île-de-France
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49768
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