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Creator:
Alfred Diston, active 1818–1829
Title:
Peasants of Hierro
Date:
1825
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 5/8 × 6 1/8 inches (21.9 × 15.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In graphite, lower center: "Native of Hierro/Her" [illegible]; in pen and brown ink, superimposed on graphite inscription: "Peasants of Hierro"; on verso, in pen and brown ink, upper left: "20 | Edwd. Chas. Mitchell"; in pen and blue/green ink, center right: "Alfred Diston | Tenerife | Decr. 4 |1825"

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, verso, center left: " Alfred Diston | Teriefe | Dec 4 | 1825"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2818
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
child | cliff | coast | costume | figure study | genre subject | peasants | woman
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:7804
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