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

The Foot Bridge

Date:
1780
Medium:
Watercolor and black and brown ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/8 x 9 inches (17.5 x 22.9 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 11 1/8 x 13 3/8 inches (28.3 x 34 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "F. Towne del. 1780"; in graphite, lower left: "F. Towne del 1780"; in graphite, lower right: "1773"; in graphite, lower left: "Towne's own mount, but damaged."; in black ink, lower center: "The Foot. Bridge"; lower right: "Francis Towne, 1780. | Martin Hardie."

Signed in brown ink, lower left: "F. Towne del. | 1780"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5955
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bridge (built work) | hill | landscape | stream | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5087
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