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Creator:
Alfred Diston, active 1818–1829
Title:

Charcoal seller, Tenerife

Date:
1825
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 × 7 1/8 inches (22.5 × 18.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In graphite, lower left: "Charcoal Seller/Tenerife"; in pen and brown ink [partially superimposed on graphite inscription]: "Charcoal-Seller Tenerife"; verso, in pen and brown ink, upper left: "16/Edw. Chas. Mitchell"; in pen and black ink, center: "Alfred Diston | Nov. 5 1825"

Signed and dated on verso: " Alfred Diston | Nov. 5 1825"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.274
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
costume | figure study | genre subject
Associated Places:
Europe | Spain | Tenerife
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7765
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