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Creator:
Rev. William Gilpin, 1724–1804, British
Title:

Landscape with a Castle on a Hill in Center Distance

Date:
between 1745 and 1748
Medium:
Gray and brown wash with pen and black ink, over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper, prepared with yellow wash
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/16 x 7 3/8 inches (13.5 x 18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "17 | Wm. GILPIN"

artist's stamp of William Gilpin, lower left: "WG"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2028
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | cliff | hill | landscape | rocks (landforms) | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7649
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