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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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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5854
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Turner : horror and delight, Sandstein Verlag, Dresden, pp. 80-81, no. 2, NJ18.T85 A12 2019b Oversize (YCBA)


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