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Creator:
Charles Gore, 1729–1807, British
Title:
Lago Maggiore and the Borromean Islands
Date:
ca. 1776
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/2 x 21 3/8 inches (16.5 x 54.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "Glacier St. Plomb | Isola Bella"; upper center: "Lago Maggiore"; upper right: "Isola Madre | St. Bernard Glacier | Isola St. Giovanni | Montagne di Lavino"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.163
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
glaciers | gulf | hills | islands | lake | landscape | mountains | sailboats | towns
Associated Places:
Borromean Gulf | Borromean Islands | Europe | Isola Bella | Isola Madre | Isolino di San Giovanni | Italy | Lago Maggiore | Switzerland
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Edward Lear and the Art of Travel (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-09-20 - 2001-01-14)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7247
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