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

The Seven Pagodas, Mamallapuram

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gray wash, and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 x 20 1/8in. (38.1 x 51.1cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with black ink, verso, upper center: "Nr the Seven Pagodas near Ladras | Coust of Coromandel."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "J69"

Watermark: (J Whatman) (Fleur-de-Lis) Heawood 1849

Signed in pen, with black ink, lower left: "S Davis"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.256
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9049
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