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Creator:
unknown artist
formerly attributed to Francis Danby, 1793–1861, Irish
Title:
Ruins of a Monastery with Farmyard Animals
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite with gouache and scraping on thick, slightly textured, beige card
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 15/16 x 21 1/4 inches (40.5 x 53.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, center right, written sideways: "0/2378 | [...] | Francis (crossed out) FRANCIS DANBY A. R. A | 1793 - 1861 (underlined)"; on back, lower center: "3 - 8x6"; on back, lower right: "D26044"

signed in black ink, within image, lower left: "F. Danby | 1823"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1906
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | animals | architectural subject | blocks | branches | chickens | donkey | Gothic (Medieval) | horse (animal) | monastery | pointed arches | puddle | rooster | ruins | trees
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8947
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