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Creator:
William Alexander, 1767–1816, British
Title:
View Near the City of Tientsin
Date:
1800
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 x 14 5/16 inches (22.9 x 36.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, center: "24"

Watermark: "TG"

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: "W. Alexander 1800"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1083
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boats | buildings | Chinese architecture | cityscape | flags | genre subject | junks | marine art | men | sailboats | sampans | seamen | ships
Associated Places:
Asia | China | Tianjin | Tianjin Shi
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Block Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Toledo Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Portland Art Museum, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

Publications:
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Scott Wilcox, British watercolors, drawings of the 18th and 19th centuries from the Yale Center for British Art , Hudson Hill Press, New York, 1985, no. 26, pl. 26, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8901
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