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Creator:
John Warwick Smith, 1749–1831, British
Title:

Craig y Ladron - The Thieves Precipice

Date:
1797
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches (14 x 23.2 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 11 7/8 x 16 7/8 inches (30.2 x 42.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on mount, lower left: "August 14th 1797"; lower center: "Craig y Ladron _The Theives Precipice - within Bwlch Cock - on the Road from Dolgelly by | Llyn tal y Llyn, to Machynueth__Llyn y tre graianen immediately beneath the Precepice of Craig y Ladron. | Merionethshire."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.730
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | dog (animal) | genre subject | geology | goats | landscape | men | mountain | path | pond | rocks (landforms) | science
Associated Places:
Cymru | Europe | United Kingdom | Wales
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7808
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Yale Center for British Art, Wales, New Haven, 2014, pp. 6-7, 20, V2519 (YCBA)


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