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Creator:
William Sawrey Gilpin, 1762–1843, British
Title:

Priory At Dover

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/16 x 14 5/8in. (25.9 x 37.1cm) and Sheet: 10 1/8 × 14 5/8 inches (25.7 × 37.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left, "buildings too low/ The Priory at Dover"; in graphite, upper center, "Shadows too broad. [...]"; in graphite, upper right, "[...] too broad/ some plough handles [illegible] in light just behind the horses head"; in graphite, bottom center, "ground wet [?] + darker"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1214
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | archway | cottage | mountains | priory
Associated Places:
Dover | England | Europe | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7664
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