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Creator:
unknown artist, Monro School
? Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
? Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
In the Via Mala, Between Coire and Splugen
Date:
ca. 1796
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, gray wash and blue wash on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 x 9 5/8 inches (38.1 x 24.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Bridge & hollow rock | over the Rhine in | the Via Mala | Between Coire & Chiavenna | in the Grisons"; in graphite, verso, upper right: "48."; in graphite, verso, lower right: "3"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1218
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bridge (built work) | geology | Grand Tour | landscape | rocks (landforms) | science | trees | waterfalls
Associated Places:
Coire | Europe | Graubünden | Splugen | Switzerland | Via Mala
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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The Art of Alexander and John Robert Cozens (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-09-17 - 1980-11-16)

Thomas Girtin (Yale Center for British Art, 1986-01-21 - 1986-03-30)

Publications:
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Kim Sloan, Alexander and John Robert Cozens, the poetry of landscape , Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1986, pp. 121, 124, pl. 140, NJ18 C83 S56 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5515
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