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Creator:
Alfred Diston, active 1818–1829
Title:

Native of Tacocronte, Tenerife

Date:
1825
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 × 7 3/8 inches (24.1 × 18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In graphite, lower center: "Native of Tacoronte Tenerife | Tacorontere [?]"; in graphite, reinforced in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Native of Tacoronte, Tenerife"; verso, in pen and brown ink, upper center: "14 | Edwd Chas Mitchell"; in pen and grey/black ink, lower center: "Alfred Diston | Oct. 26 1825."

Signed and dated on verso in black ink: "Alfred Diston | Oct. 26 1825."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.295
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
costume | figure study | genre subject | man | text
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:7786
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