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Creator:
Alfred Diston, active 1818–1829
Title:

The Botanical Garden near Port Orotava, Tenerife

Date:
1821
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 × 6 3/4 inches (12.7 × 17.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In pen and brown ink, lower center: "The Botanical Garden near port Orotava, Tenerife" | seen from the E [changed in graphite to N]"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "30 Decr 1821"; on verso, in pen and pen and brown ink, upper left: "4 | "Edw. Chas. Mitchell", in graphite, center right: "El Jardin Botanico"; in pen and grey ink, lower center: "Alfred Diston | "Port Orotova/Tenerife"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.298
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | botanical garden | figure | mountains | path | trees
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:7789
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