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Creator:
Samuel Buck, 1696–1779, British
Title:

The South-East View of Rochester Castle

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Graphite sketch of ships at sea

Date:
1735
Medium:
Pen and black ink, gray wash, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/8 x 14 1/8in. (19.4 x 35.9cm) and Image: 5 7/8 × 13 3/4 inches (14.9 × 34.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "The original Drawing by Buck. 1735. for the Kent series"; inscribed on verso in graphite, center right: "D 3076 Samuel Buck 1696 - 1779 | Rochester Castle. Kent c. 1735 | England in the Kent series of 'Buck's Views,' 1735 | LGD"

Watermarks: VI; Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered outside image in pen and black ink, upper center: "THE SOUTH-EAST VIEW OF ROCHESTER CASTLE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5211
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7686
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