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Creator:
John Martin, 1789–1854, British
Title:
Classical City in Landscape
Date:
1816
Medium:
Brown wash with pen and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper mounted on board
Dimensions:
Mount: 8 1/4 x 11 1/16 inches (21 x 28.1 cm), Sheet: 8 1/4 x 11 1/16 inches (21 x 28.1 cm), and Image: 6 7/16 x 9 1/4 inches (16.4 x 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in white chalk, on back of mount, upper center: "3375-3"; in brown ink, on back of mount, center: "This Drawing was designed and executed by | J. Martin expressly for the late Benjm. West. P.R.A. | and has never been engraved - 1816."; in graphite, on back of mount, lower left: "19"

Signed and dated in brown ink, lower right: "JMartin | 1816"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Michael D. Coe, Yale MAH 1968
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2006.15.1
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | cityscape | Classical | columns | genre subject | landscape | mountains | path | pond | road | trees
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:56960
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