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Creator:
Dr. William Crotch, 1775–1847
Title:

View of Windsor from down the River

Date:
1832
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink and black chalk on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 7/8 × 7 5/8 inches (14.9 × 19.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in pen and brown ink, verso: "69 July, 31| [...] part 1. very near busy a Grandpapa | This is the view of Windsor wch artists | in general prefer - I was sent / to it by a connoiseur | it is just opposite ye wooden bridge 4849 5052 | [illegible] nearly opposite 59 in ye top corner | Then again I am duty bound to acknowledge | that had the Round Tower not been raised the general effect would have been bad | The rest of the Castle being raised one story it was | only preserving its pre-eminince I am happy | [to] add that its diameter was contimplated to have been | [pro]portionably augmented but they cd not get good [...]dation [...] built on ye old walls."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.202
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
brook | house | landscape | river | trees
Associated Places:
England | Europe | United Kingdom | Windsor
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8573
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