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Creator:
attributed to Francis Danby, 1793–1861, Irish
Title:

Subterranean Pool with Sculptural Torchere

Date:
undated
Medium:
Brown wash, with scraping on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 x 9 inches (26 x 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "J MARTIN"; inscribed on back in brown ink, upper right: "John Martin | 1789-1854"; in graphite, upper center: "John Martin | [...] collection of | monochrome [...] | [...] Turkey Mill"

Watermark: J Whatman (similar to Harwood 117)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1661
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cave | flame | geology | light | pool | science | sculpture | statue | torch | torchères (stands)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8948
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