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Creator:
William Alexander, 1767–1816, British
Title:

View in China: Figures with Pagoda and Mountain

Part Of:

Collective Title: Views in the Province of Kiang Nan, China

Date:
1792 to 1794
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches (19.7 x 24.7 cm) and Sheet: 7 1/8 x 9 1/8 inches (18.1 x 23.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on back, lower right: "View in China by Wm. Alexander | Sketched on the Spot"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4228
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baskets | boats | buildings | children | Chinese architecture | dog (animal) | genre subject | hats | junk | landscape | men | mountains | pagoda | pipes (smoking equipment) | poles | river | smoking (activity) | village | women | yoke
Associated Places:
Asia | China
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8991
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