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

Craig yr Aderyn, near Llanfihangel-y-Pennant

Former Title(s):

Near Aberddeola, North Wales

Date:
1777
Medium:
Watercolor and gray ink over graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches (21 x 27.3 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 10 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches (26.7 x 31.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "No 8"; on verso in pen and black ink, upper center: "No 8 | A scene near Aberddwla North Wales | drawn on the spot by Francis Towne"

Signed in black ink, lower left: "F. Towne. del. | 1777"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1414
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cabin | landscape | man | mountain | sky | trees
Associated Places:
Aberdaron | Cymru | Wales
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5077
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Yale Center for British Art, Wales, New Haven, 2014, front cover, p. 21, V2519 (YCBA)


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