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Creator:
Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
Title:

Pluscardine Abbey, Elgin

Additional Title(s):

Pluscardine Abbey

Date:
ca. 1793
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and ink, and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
8 9/16 x 6 5/8 inches (21.7 x 16.8 cm) and 11 11/16 x 9 13/16 inches (29.7 x 24.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower right: "T. Girtin"; inscribed in pen with black ink, lower center of mount: "Pluscardine Abbey"; inscribed in graphite, lower right of mount: "[nr?]. Elgin-"; Verso: in graphite, center: "7" (encircled)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1146
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | clouds | figure | grass | meteorology | rainbow | ruins | science | sky | trees
Associated Places:
Elgin | Europe | Moray | Pluscarden Abbey | Pluscardine Abbey | Scotland | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5856
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