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

Dumbarton Rock and Castle

Date:
ca. 1793
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and black ink and scraping over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper, pasted on thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 8 13/16 x 11 3/4 inches (22.4 x 29.8 cm) and Sheet: 6 11/16 x 8 5/8 inches (17 x 21.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, on mount, lower center, in border: "Dunbarton Castle."; in graphite, on back, upper right: "70/3/27/141"; on back, center: "10 (encircled)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1147
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | castle | coast | genre subject | hills | island | landscape | men | nets | river | rocks (landforms) | seamen | shore (landform)
Associated Places:
Clyde | Dumbarton | Dumbarton Castle | Dumbarton Rock | Scotland | United Kingdom | West Dunbartonshire
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5859
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