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

View in the Province of Kiang-nan, China, Taken from Nature

Part Of:

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

Date:
1793
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 9/16 x 9 11/16 inches (19.2 x 24.6 cm) and Sheet: 7 1/16 x 9 3/16 inches (18 x 23.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on back, lower right: "View in the Province of Kiang-nun, China. | taken from Nature."

Signed on verso in pen and black ink, lower right: "By W. Alexander"; dated on verso in pen and brown ink, lower right: "1793"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4229
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | armed forces | armor | baskets | boats | buildings | Chinese architecture | flag | genre subject | hats | junks | landscape | men | river | village | 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:8994
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