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Creator:
Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
Title:
Findlater Castle, Banff
Date:
between 1792 and 1793
Medium:
Watercolor and scratching out over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper, pasted on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 9 3/4 x 11 11/16 inches (24.8 x 29.7 cm) and Sheet: 6 5/8 x 8 9/16 inches (16.8 x 21.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, within image, lower right, on rock: "Girtin"; within border, lower center: "Findlater Castle"; in graphite, on back, center: "5" (encircled)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1144
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | castle | cliffs | figure | inlet | landscape | rocks (landforms) | ruins | sea | shore (landform)
Associated Places:
Aberdeenshire | Banff | Findlater Castle | Moray Firth | Scotland | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Thomas Girtin (Yale Center for British Art, 1986-01-21 - 1986-03-30)

Travelling. J.M.W. Turner in Search of the Sublime and Picturesque (LWL - Museum für Kunst und Kultur, 2019-11-08 - 2020-01-26)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5854
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