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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
A View at Blackwall
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink, and pen and gray ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 7 5/8 x 10 inches (19.4 x 25.4 cm) and Sheet: 4 15/16 x 7 3/8 inches (12.5 x 18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in dark gray ink, on mount, lower center: "A View at Blackwall"; inscribed in dark gray ink, on mount, lower left: "4[2?]; in dark gray ink, lower right, on mount: "WE"; inscribed on vers in graphite, lower right: "D.601"; with pen in dark gray ink, upper right: "No.89"; In brown ink, upper left: "10- | 15-| 5- | 36"; in brown ink, center left: "21.5 | 4.10 | 20 | 80 | 123.5 |36 |69 [...]"

Watermark: similar to Heawood 3460; Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.75
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boat | genre subject | marine art | men | sailors | ship | shore (landform) | suitcase | view | water | women
Associated Places:
Blackwall | England | Europe | London | Tower Hamlets | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5602
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