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

Melville Castle, Midlothian

Former Title(s):

Chalfont House, Buckinghamshire

Date:
ca. 1796
Medium:
Watercolor with pen in brown ink over graphite on thick, moderately textured, brown, wove mount paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/8 x 9 1/4 inches (17.5 x 23.5 cm) and Mount: 10 3/16 x 12 11/16 inches (25.9 x 32.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower right: "T. Girtin"; Verso: in graphite, centera: "2" (encircled); in graphite, lower right; "Buckham | Chalfont | TG"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1176
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | castle | child | clouds | figures | Gothic (Medieval) | Gothic architecture | grass | landscape | livestock | river | riverbank | road | stream | trees | woman
Associated Places:
Europe | Melville Castle | Midlothian | North Esk | Scotland | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5886
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