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Creator:
Michel Vincent Brandoin, 1733–1807, Swiss
Title:

A Southeast View of the Castle of Grigan in Provence near Dauphine

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 × 18 3/4 inches (31.8 × 47.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "A South-East View of the Castle of Grignan in Provence near Dauphine"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "Michael Vincent Brandoin, called 'L'Anglou' | of Vevey. b. 1733 d. 1790 | also worked in England, France, & Italy. Especially collected in Russia. | Castle of Grignan: burial place of M. de Sévigné"; lower left: "8131"; lower right: "A 52 | 4"

Watermark: Fleur-de-Lis (Heawood 1855)

Signed in pen and black ink, lower left: "Brandoin"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1032
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | cityscape | landscape
Associated Places:
Dauphiné | Europe | France | Provence
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7672
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