On the Dee
- Watercolor and black ink over graphite on medium slightly textured cream laid paper
- Sheet: 11 3/4 x 19 inches (29.8 x 48.3 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 16 3/8 x 23 5/8 inches (41.6 x 60 cm)
Inscribed in black ink, lower left: "F Towne delt 1777 | No 42"; in brown ink, verso, upper center: "No 40 | A Scene on the Bank of the Dee | drawn by Francis Towne | July 17th 1777"; in graphite and black ink, upper center: "on the spot 1777"; in graphite, upper center: "July 17th"; in black ink, lower left: "L.S. Robinson"
Watermarks: (Unidentified CK [letters] on verso of mount)
Signed and dated in black ink, lower left: "F Towne delt 1777 | No 42"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- cattle | lake | landscape | man | sunrise | trees
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