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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
Giant's Causeway, Antrim, Ireland.
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and red-gray and gray ink, over graphite on medium, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/4 x 9 5/16 inches (14.6 x 23.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and gray ink, lower right: "GIANTS CAUSEWAY"; in graphite, verso, left center: "Vol 3 21"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5574
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | causeway | figures (representations) | landscape | mountains | rocks (landforms) | water
Associated Places:
Antrim | Antrim | Europe | Giant's Causeway | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Ireland - Art on a World Stage 1690-1840 (The Art Institute of Chicago, 2015-03-17 - 2015-06-07)

Past Time - Geology in European and American Art (Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 2019-02-16 - 2019-05-12)

Past Time - Geology in European and American Art (Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, 2018-09-21 - 2018-12-09)

Publications:
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William Laffan, Ireland : crossroads of art and design, 1690-1840, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 2015, p. 234, no. 116, no. 116, N6787 .I74 2015 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5779
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