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Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802
Eton College from Datchet Road
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor with pen and gray ink over graphite with gray wash border on thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 18 1/4 x 23 1/16 inches (46.4 x 58.6 cm), Image: 14 1/2 x 19 1/8 inches (36.8 x 48.6 cm)

Inscribed in artist's hand in pen and gray ink, lower left: "Thos. Girtin .90"; in graphite, lower right: "A.20470"; inscribed on back in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Eaton Colledg | Eeaton Collag"; on back in graphite, center: "B1975.3.1138"; on back in graphite, upper right: "20x28"; on back in graphite, lower right: "TL"

SIgned and dated in pen and brown ink lower left: "Thos. Girtin 90"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | bridge (built work) | buildings | chapel | clouds | college | dog (animal) | landscape | river | riverbank | students | windows
Associated Places:
Berkshire | England | Eton | Europe | Thames | United Kingdom
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IIIF Manifest:

Thomas Girtin and the Art of Watercolour (Tate Britain, 2002-07-04 - 2002-09-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Thomas Girtin (Yale Center for British Art, 1986-01-21 - 1986-03-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Susan Morris, Thomas Girtin, 1775-1802, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, p. 35, no. 1, NJ18 .G44 M67 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]

Eric Shanes, The Dover Mail - by Turner or by ' Girton ' ?, Turner Society News, no. 121, Spring, 2014, pp. 5-6, 9 [fn 9], NJ18 T85 T86 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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