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Creator:
Alfred Diston, active 1818–1829
Title:
Peasant of Hierro
Date:
1825
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 5/8 × 6 1/2 inches (21.9 × 16.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In graphite, lower center: "Native of Hiero | Es [illegible]"; in pen and brown ink, superimposed on graphite inscription: "Peasant of Hiero"; on verso, in pen and brown ink, upper right: "21/Edw. Chas Mitchell"

Signed in pen and ink, verso, center: "Alfred Diston/Novr. 16 1825."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.276
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
costume | figure study | genre subject
Associated Places:
España | Europe | Hierro | Tenerife
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7767
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