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

Saint Cuthbert's Holy Island

Date:
1797
Medium:
Watercolor with pen in brown ink over graphite on thick, moderately textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 x 12 inches (25.4 x 30.5 cm) and Mount: 13 3/4 x 16 5/8 inches (34.9 x 42.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen in brown ink, verso, center: "St Cuthbert Holy Island | Nothumberland | Girtin"; in graphite, lower right: "2559"

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Girtin 1797"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1215
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | horse (animal) | ruins | stone | woman
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Holy Island | Lindisfarne | Northumberland | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5965
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