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Creator:
Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
after Edward Dayes, 1763–1804, British
Title:

Kirkstall Abbey from the N.W.

Date:
ca. 1792
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, pen and brown ink and graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper, mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 5/8 × 8 3/4 inches (16.8 × 22.2 cm) and Mount: 9 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches (24.8 x 29.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "Girtin"; Verso: inscrbed in brown ink, left center: "Began erecting A.D. 1152"; in graphite, center: "X"; in graphite, center right: "Kirkstall Abby" | "8"; in graphite; lower right: "2"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1141
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
abbey | architectural subject | clouds | cow | grass | ruins | sky | stone | trees
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Kirkstall | Kirkstall Abbey | Leeds | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5851
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