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Creator:
Samuel Davis, 1757–1819, British
Title:
River Scene and Bridge with Artist Sketching in Foreground
Date:
1777
Medium:
Watercolor, pen, black ink, gray ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 x 16 inches (29.8 x 40.6 cm) and Mount: 15 5/8 x 20 inches (39.7 x 50.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right (below image): "S DAVIS . 1777"; inscribed on back in graphite, lower right: "J.27." [encircled]

Watermark: Heawood 3463 (J Whatman & C°) (names)

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: "S DAVIS . 1777"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.175
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | artist | branches | bridge (built work) | cliff | foreground | landscape | river | sketching
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8829
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