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Creator:
Hercules Brabazon Brabazon, 1821–1906, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Grand Canal Sunset

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper, mounted on thick, slightly textured, beige board
Dimensions:
Mount: 9 x 12 inches (22.8 x 30.5 cm) and Sheet: 6 7/16 x 9 3/8 inches (16.3 x 23.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower right: "CO270"; on back of mount, on sticker: "YCBA"; on back of mount, upper center: "Grand Canal Sunset After Turner | B11 (encircled)"; on back of mount, upper right: "[...]P270"; on back of mount, center left: "2129B"; on back of mount, center: "Mc 0211 | 5C345 LC158 Folkstone After Turner (Venice | HB Brabazon) on mat (entire line crossed out)"; on back, lower left, on sticker: "G-0"; on back of mount, lower center: "new Glass to this"

signed in graphite, lower left: "HBB"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of Joseph F. McCrindle, Yale LLB 1948
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2009.9.126
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | canal | cityscape | dome | gondolas
Associated Places:
Grand Canal | Italy | Veneto | Venezia | Venice
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:61576
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