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Creator:
Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
Title:
The Tithe Barn at Abbotsbury with the Abbey on the hill...
Date:
ca. 1795
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink and graphite mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/8 x 5 7/8 inches (10.5 x 14.9 cm) and Mount: 4 13/16 x 6 5/8 inches (12.2 x 16.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "3" | inscribed in black ink: "Abbotsbury near Weymouth" | inscribed in brown ink: "Founded about 1026 by Orcius or Orking, Steward to the King Canute" | inscribed in black ink: "St. Catherine's Chapel is on the hill in the | [distance?]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.429
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
abbey | architectural subject | barn | clouds | cows | horses (animals) | livestock | men | milkmaid | pigs | pond | sky | thatched | tithe barn | trees | wagon | wheelbarrow
Associated Places:
Abbotsbury | Abbotsbury castle | Dorset | England | Europe | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Thomas Girtin (Yale Center for British Art, 1986-01-21 - 1986-03-30)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5964
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