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Creator:
Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Crichton Castle (Mountainous Landscape with a Rainbow)

Date:
ca. 1818
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper, mounted on thick, slightly textured cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/8 x 9 3/4 inches (17.5 x 24.8 cm) and Mount: 7 7/8 x 10 3/8 inches (20 x 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, on mount, lower right: "Line Mr | 11/4 Bevel Flat"; in graphite, verso, on mount, lower right: "<. . . > 20"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6299
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | clouds | hills | landscape (representation) | meteorology | mountains | rainbow | science
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5502
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Boris Ford, The Cambridge cultural history of Britain, Cambridge University Press, London; New York, 1992, v. 6, p. 44, botom image, NX543 C36 1992 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 95, no. 148, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Ian Warrell, J.M.W. Turner, Tate Publishing, London, 2007, p. 103, no. 61, NJ18 T85 A12 2007 + (YCBA)

Ian Warrell, Turner's Sketchbooks, Tate Publishing, London, 2014, pp. 98, 99, NJ18.T85 W378 2014 (YCBA)

Andrew Wilton, The life and work of J.M.W. Turner, Academy Editions, London, 1979, p. 435, No. 1143, NJ18 T85 +W577 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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