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Creator:
Samuel Davis, 1757–1819, British
Title:

The East Gate at Tanjore (S. India)

Date:
between 1777 and 1808
Medium:
Gray wash, brown wash and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 × 12 inches (24.1 × 30.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed, in graphite (first word) and pen and brown ink, upper center: "The east gate at Tansin"; verso, in graphite, lower left: "J116" [ encircled].

Watermark: fragment of a Bend? (A Lily)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.180
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | gate | moat | wall
Associated Places:
Asia | Tanjore
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8837
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