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

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:
Drawings & Watercolors
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
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IIIF Manifest:

Thomas Girtin (Yale Center for British Art, 1986-01-21 - 1986-03-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Art of Alexander and John Robert Cozens (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-09-17 - 1980-11-16) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Susan Morris, Thomas Girtin, 1775-1802, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, pp. 13, 49, no. 113, NJ18 .G44 M67 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]

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) [YCBA]

Andrew Wilton, The Art of Alexander and John Robert Cozens, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1980, p. 61, no. 172, pl. 59, NJ18 C83 W55 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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