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Creator:
Studio of Sir Jeffry Wyatville, 1766–1840, British
Title:

Cottage at Belton House, Lincolnshire: Plan and Elevation

Former Title(s):

Belton: Cottage in the Wood

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black and brown ink, watercolor on slightly textured, medium, white wove paper bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/4 × 12 inches (45.1 × 30.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, center: "Plan and Elevation of Cottage to be built under the Wood"; in graphite, center: "Lord Brownlow"; in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Garden | The cottage should be built so | far into the wood as to observe | the back part of it & to admit | the branches of trees to overhang | if placed in a situation with a | few trees before it as at A & B | it would have a better effect"; in pen and brown ink, lower center and lower left, plan labeled; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "AD 272"; in graphite, upper right: "?Belton, but house in | distance suggests alterations"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.283
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6199
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