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Creator:
Samuel Davis, 1757–1819, British
Title:
The End of the Ruin'd Bridge at Rouen
Date:
1778
Medium:
Watercolor and pen and black ink and graphite on medium, slighltly textured, cream laid paper mounted to medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/8 x 7 3/4in. (14.3 x 19.7cm), Image: 5 5/8 × 7 5/8 inches (14.3 × 19.4 cm), Sheet: 8 9/16 x 11 5/16in. (21.7 x 28.7cm), and Contemporary drawn border: 7 3/8 × 9 3/8 inches (18.7 × 23.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated by artist [?]; inscribed, in pen and black ink,lower left of mount: "Davis, 1778"; and lower center: "The End of the Ruin'd Brodge at Rouen"; verso, in graphite, lower left:" J2 [encircled]."

Watermark: similar to Heawood 216; Shorter 109 (Britannia)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.158
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boat | bridge (built work) | moat | ruin
Associated Places:
Europe | France | Rouen
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8713
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