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

The Ruins of Cymer Abbey on the Mawddach River

Date:
1790
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches (12.4 x 22.2 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 5 3/8 × 9 1/8 inches (13.7 × 23.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left, on mount: "July 16.th 1790"; lower center: "The Ruins of Cymmer Abbey. | on the Maw River - opposite to Llan Ellfyd | Merionethshire.."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.728
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
abbey | landscape | mountains | ruins | trees
Associated Places:
Cymmer | Cymru | Europe | Mawddach | Porth | Rhondda Cynon Taff | United Kingdom | Wales
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8219
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Yale Center for British Art, Wales, New Haven, 2014, p. 20, V2519 (YCBA)


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