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

The Chestnut Grove, Near Rocca del Papa Near Lake Albano

Date:
1781
Medium:
Gray wash and black ink and watercolor over graphite on medium moderately textured cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/4 x 10 inches (38.7 x 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, verso, upper left: "No. 47 | Near Rocca del Papa | in the wood of Chestnut Trees | Francis Towne | 1781"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1412
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Grand Tour | grove | landscape | road | trees
Associated Places:
Albano, Lago | Rocca di Papa
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5074
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