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Creator:
Samuel Davis, 1757–1819, British
Title:
Madeira
Date:
1779
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/2 × 23 5/8 inches (44.5 × 60 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 16 5/8 × 22 5/8 inches (42.2 × 57.5 cm), and Image: 14 1/2 × 20 1/2 inches (36.8 × 52.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with brown ink, lower center: "Medeira."; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "1779 | S DAVIS."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "J32"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.220
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8914
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