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Edward Dayes, 1763–1804, British, The Island of Hoy, the Orkneys, undated
The Island of Hoy, the Orkneys
- Watercolor, pen, brown ink, graphite, gray ink, and gray wash on thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 11 1/8 x 15 7/8 inches (28.3 x 40.3 cm)
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Edw. Dayes."; in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Cottage in the Island of Wals or Hoy, and of the Bay where the Brig first anchor'd in the Orkneys."
Signed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Edw. Dayes."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- boat | cottage | hills | houses | island | landscape | men | sea | ship
- Associated Places:
- Europe | Orkneys | Scotland | United Kingdom
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- IIIF Manifest:
Oil on Water - Oil Sketches by British Watercolorists (Yale Center for British Art, 1986-08-26 - 1986-11-09) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
Malcolm Cormack, Oil on water, oil sketches by British watercolorists , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, pp. 26-27, fig. 18, ND467 C67 (YCBA) [YCBA]
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