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Creator:
Monro School
unknown artist
Possibly Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
Possibly Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

On the Banks of the Lago di Como

Date:
ca. 1796
Medium:
Watercolor, gray wash and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/8 x 9 3/4 inches (35.9 x 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "7"; in graphite, verso, lower center: "on the banks of | the Lago di Como"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1220
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | banks | bridge (built work) | geology | Grand Tour | lake | landscape | science | trees | waterfalls
Associated Places:
Como, Lago di | Europe | Italy | Lombardia
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5981
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