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

The Grange at the Head of Keswick Lake

Date:
1786
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 3/4 x 6 1/8 inches (9.5 x 15.6 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 7 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches (18.1 x 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower right: "F. Towne | 1786"; in brown ink, verso, lower left: "No 29 The Grange at the Head | of Keswick Lake"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.962
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
lake | landscape | mountains | people | river | village
Associated Places:
Cumbria | England | Europe | Keswick | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5073
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