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Creator:
Edward Dayes, 1763–1804, British
Title:

The Island of Hoy, the Orkneys

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen, brown ink, graphite, gray ink, and gray wash on thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 15 7/8 inches (28.3 x 40.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1975.4.1135
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boat | cottage | hills | houses | island | landscape | men | sea | ship
Associated Places:
Europe | Orkneys | Scotland | United Kingdom
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7714
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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)


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