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Creator:
Samuel Davis, 1757–1819, British
Title:
Two Men with Telescope Looking Across A River
Date:
1777
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gray ink and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 17 5/8 × 23 1/16 inches (44.8 × 58.6 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 15 5/8 × 20 5/8 inches (39.7 × 52.4 cm), and Sheet: 12 3/8 x 17 1/4in. (31.4 x 43.8cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "J.7"

Watermark: J Whatman C°/ [names] (Heawood 3463)

Signed and dated in pen, with black ink, lower left: "S DAVIS | 1777"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.161
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8718
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