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John Warwick Smith, 1749–1831

Ullswater, Looking toward Patterdale

Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 13 3/8 x 20 1/8 inches (34 x 51.1 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 15 x 21 5/8 inches (38.1 x 54.9 cm)

Inscribed in black ink, lower right: "J. Smith 1792"; in graphite, upper center: "Ullswater looking to Caterdale No 48"

watermark: similar to Churchill no 415, and Shorter, Fig. 197 (Whatman)

Signed and dated in black ink, lower right: "J. Smith 1792"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boat | lake | landscape | mountains | sky | trees | valley (landform)
Associated Places:
Cumbria | England | Europe | Lake District | Patterdale | Ullswater | United Kingdom
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IIIF Manifest:

Papermaking and The Art of Watercolor in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Paul Sandby's "View of…Mr. Whatman's Turkey Mill" (Yale Center for British Art, 2006-02-22 - 2006-06-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Gentle, Rural and Sublime - English Landscape Paintings and Watercolors, 1750-1850 (Denver Art Museum, 1993-12-11 - 1994-02-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Theresa Fairbanks-Harris, Papermaking and the art of watercolor in eighteenth-century Britain, Paul Sandby and the Whatman Paper Mill , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, p.15, fig. 11, NJ18.Sa56 A15 V5 2006 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Duncan Robinson, Fairest isle : the appreciation of British scenery, 1750-1850, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1989, p. 7, no. 38, ND1354.4 F35 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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