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Creator:
John Varley, 1778–1842, British
Title:
The Plains of Marathon
Date:
1834
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite with scratching out on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 13/16 x 10 5/16 inches (17.3 x 26.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on back, lower center: "Tumulus of the Persions | who fell | at Marathon. | J. Varley. 1834"

Signed in brown ink, lower right: "J. Varley."; signed and dated in brown ink, on back, lower center: "J. Varley. 1834"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2003.4
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
burial mound | dog (animal) | figure | landscape | man | mound | mountains | path | sepulchral monuments | shore (landform) | smoke | smoke | Tumulus | walking
Associated Places:
Attikí | Europe | Greece | Marathón | Sterea Ellás-Évvoia
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Recent Acquisitions - Summer 2005 (Yale Center for British Art, 2006-05-19 - 2006-08-14)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52414
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