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

The Land Gate, Rye, Sussex

Date:
ca. 1795
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gray wash and graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper, mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 × 6 5/8 inches (22.5 × 16.8 cm) and Mount: 10 × 8 1/8 inches (25.4 × 20.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, verso, lower right: "Land Gate - Rye. Sussex"; in graphite, verso, center right: "This drawing is by Thomas Girtin 1775-1802 | T. Girtin. June 1912"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1161
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | fence | gate | houses | trees
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Rye | Sussex | The Land Gate | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5873
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