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Creator:
Edward Duncan, 1803–1882, British
Title:
The Bass Rock at Dawn
Date:
1855
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, brown ink, graphite, gouache, and scratching out on moderately thick, rought, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/16 × 19 15/16 inches (20.8 × 50.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated, in pen, with black ink, lower right: "E. Duncan | 1855"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.142
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
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)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Block Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Toledo Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Portland Art Museum, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

Behold the Sea (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-06-14 - 2003-09-07)

Paul Mellon's Legacy : A Passion for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-04-18 - 2007-07-29)

Publications:
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Scott Wilcox, British watercolors, drawings of the 18th and 19th centuries from the Yale Center for British Art , Hudson Hill Press, New York, 1985, no. 67, pl. 67, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7847
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