View of the Market Place at Juliers in Westphalia
- Watercolor with pen and brown, black, and gray ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
- Sheet: 12 7/16 x 21 1/16 inches (31.6 x 53.5 cm) and Mount: 15 3/8 x 24 inches (39.1 x 61 cm)
Inscribed in gray-black ink, lower right: "Rowlandson 1791"; in gray black ink, lower center: "VIEW OF THE MARKET PLACE AT JULIERS IN WESTPHALIA, | The dutchy of Juliers is situate between the Maase and the Rhine and bounded by the Prussian Guilderland on the north, | by the electorate of Triers on the south by the electorate of Cologne on the east, and by the Netherlands on the west, being | about 60 Miles long, and 30 broad. This is a very plentiful country, abounding in corn, cattle and fine meadows, and is | plentifuly supplied with wood, but is remarkably prinncipally for a fine breed of horses, and wood for drying which is | gathered here in abundance. The Chief Towns are, Juliers, Aix la Chappelle, Durn, Munster, Bedbur, Wasenberg, and Lanterns."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- baskets | buildings | cityscape | crucifixes | doors | Grand Tour | market places | monks | nuns | people by ideology, philosophy, or political activity | square (open space) | weathervanes | windows
- Associated Places:
- Europe | Germany | Jülich | North Rhine-Westphalia | Westphalia
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Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British, View of the Market Place at Juliers in Westphalia, 1791
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