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Creator:
Samuel Davis, 1757–1819, British
Title:

Figures crossing a bridge over a ravine

Date:
1783
Medium:
Gray wash and graphite on moderately thick, silghtly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/4 x 13 3/8 inches (48.9 x 34 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "SD"; in graphite, upper right: "D32"; inscribed on back in graphite, lower left: "J68" [encircled]; in graphite, lower right: "Samuel DAVIS 67/2/1/105"

watermarks: same as B1977.14.250, 241, 246 -- not in Heawood, Shorter & Churchill (J Whatman) (Fleur-de-Lis)

Signed in pen and black ink, lower left: "SD"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.245
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bridge (built work) | crossing | figures | landscape | ravine | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9031
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