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Creator:
Hercules Brabazon Brabazon, 1821–1906, British
Title:
Grande Chartreuse
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, brown wove paper, mounted on, thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 13 3/8 × 17 3/16 inches (34 × 43.7 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 10 11/16 × 14 7/8 inches (27.1 × 37.8 cm), and Sheet: 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 inches (24.7 x 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Grand Chartreuse"; on mount, lower right: "FM-26-1 1/2" Fed-No cov"; verso, upper center: "2969 (encircled) | 313 (encircled) | 18 | 2 | Removed from | Book 20"; on back, lower right: "10"; in black ink, on back of mount, lower right: "C-1158 | 4012"; in graphite, verso of mount, lower right: "C-1158 | 4012"

Signed, in graphite, lwoer center: "HBB

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of Joseph F. McCrindle, Yale LLB 1948
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2009.9.194
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | Carthusian | landscape | monastery | mountains | steeples | trees
Associated Places:
France | Grande Chartreuse | Isère | Rhône-Alpes | Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:61801
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