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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 Palace and Village of Choisi on the Banks of the Seine

Date:
1803
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: 8 7/8 x 21 1/8 inches (22.5 x 53.7 cm), and Image: 5 15/16 x 18 inches (15.1 x 45.7 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 Palace & Village of Choisi | on the Banks of the SEINE"; lower right: "Vue du Palais & du Village de Choisi | sur les Bords de la SEINE"; lower left: "SUBSCRN PRINT"; lower center: "LONDON: Pubd. Jany. 1. 1803, by JNO. GIRTIN; No.1, LIttle Newport Street, SOHO."; and lower right: "14"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20224
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated Places:
Choisy-le-Roi | Europe | France | Seine | Val-de-Marne | Île-de-France
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49776
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