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Creator:
Francis Towne, 1740–1816, British
Title:

The Entrance into Borrowdale

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and brown ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 3/4 x 6 1/8 inches (9.5 x 15.6 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 7 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches (18.4 x 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: "F. Towne | 1786"; in brown ink, verso, lower left: "No 2 The Entrance into Borrowdale"

Signed and dated in black ink, lower left: "F. Towne | 1786"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.961
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | men | mountain | river | rocks (landforms)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5072
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