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

Kirkstall Abbey, Yorkshire

Date:
ca. 1801
Medium:
Graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream, antique laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 15/16 x 8 1/16 inches (10 x 20.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, left center: "D2487"; in graphite, verso, center: "T, Girtin 1775-1802 | Kirksfall Abby | Col. Sir George Beaumont | This is the pencil study for the water colour | in the collection of T. Girtin, the artist's descendent | which is referred to in Jonathan Hague, 'Thomas | Giertin,' 1949, Plate 4 and note. | LGD"; in graphite, verso, lower left: "Bought, Feb 1951, from | Koc[?], to whom nthe present | Sir George Beaumont sold | his ancestor's Drawings in | 1950"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1207
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
abbey | boats | landscape | river | trees | water
Associated Places:
Aire | England | Europe | Kirkstall | Kirkstall Abbey | United Kingdom | Yorkshire
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5950
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