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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:

View of the Market Place at Juliers in Westphalia

Date:
1791
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown, black, and gray ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1975.3.146
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
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
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5624
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