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Creator:
Joshua Cristall, 1768–1847, British
Title:
A Peasant Girl Shading Her Eyes
Date:
1812
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper, laid on thick, rough, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 3/4 x 10 9/16 inches (42.5 x 26.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "D943"

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, center right

signed and dated in brown ink, lower left: "J. C. 1812."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5421
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron | dress | fabric | gaze | genre subject | gesturing | girl | kerchief | peasant | shoes | sunlight | walking
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8483
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