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Creator:
John Varley, 1778–1842, British
Title:
Llanberis Lake, with Castle Dolbadern
Date:
ca. 1805
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/4 x 26 1/8 inches (50.2 x 66.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "2091 | Varley, John | Dolbadarn Castle 63/5/10/15 SE1.1 | PM #3946"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4653
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | duck | figures | hills | lake | landscape | mountains | river | rocks (landforms) | ruins | shore (landform) | trees
Associated Places:
Cymru | Llanberis | United Kingdom | Wales
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Works of Splendor and Imagination - The Exhibition Watercolor 1770-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-09-16 - 1981-11-22)

Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10 - 1983-02)

Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25)

Nobleness and Grandeur - Forging Historical Landscape in Britain, 1760 - 1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-01-27 - 2005-04-24)

Publications:
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Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 43,151-52, no. III.21, pl. 33, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA)

Louis Hawes, Constable's Hadleigh Castle and British Romantic Ruin Painting, Art Bulletin, v. 65., no. 3, September, 1983, pp. 462-63, N11 C4 + (YCBA) Also Available online via JSTOR

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7809
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