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Creator:
William Burgess, 1749–1812, British
Title:
Pont Aber Glaslyn
Date:
1785
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gray ink, gray wash and graphite on medium, slightly textured, blued white, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 14 9/16 × 18 3/4 inches (37 × 47.6 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 12 3/16 × 16 13/16 inches (31 × 42.7 cm), Image: 10 7/16 × 14 5/8 inches (26.5 × 37.1 cm), and Sheet: 10 1/4 × 14 1/2 inches (26 × 36.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen in black ink, on mount, lower center: "PONT ABBER GLLASLYN"

Paul Mellon collectors mark, on verso

Signed and dated, on mount, lower right: "W. Burgess 1785"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5413
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7812
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