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Creator:
Charles Hamilton Smith, 1776–1859, Belgian
Title:

Two Views of Breche de Roland, Chateau de St. Marie, and Namagues in the Pyrenees

Former Title(s):

Album Drawing

Part Of:

Collective Title: Views of France, Volume II

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/8 × 12 7/8 inches (41 × 32.7 cm) and Binding: 16 1/8 inches (41 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and gray ink, upper right: "Faufse Breche de Roland."; inscribed, upper right: "Chateau de St. Marie | said to have been built by the Black Prince."; inscribed, lower left: "Breche de Roland. 998 ft. above the sea accord g to Rumond."; inscribed, lower right: "Namagues in the Pyrenees."

Signed in pen and ink, lower right: "CHS"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1813(72)
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:70919
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