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

A Bridge Between Florence and Bologna

Date:
1781
Medium:
Watercolor and black and brown ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/8 x 8 3/8 inches (15.6 x 21.3 cm) and Mount: 11 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches (28.6 x 36.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, upper left: "A View of | a Bridge, 15 miles in the road from Florence | to Bologna | drawn August 11th 1781 by Francis Towne"

Signed in brown ink, lower left: "F. Towne. del. | No. 7. 1781"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5375
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bridge (built work) | bushes | Grand Tour | landscape | river | trees
Associated Places:
Bologna | Florence | Italy
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5085
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