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

View near Tassisudon [Tashicho Dzong] in Bhutan

Date:
1783
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, and graphite on medium, moderately textured, bege, laid paper, mounted on, thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/16 × 18 13/16 inches (33.5 × 47.8 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 14 5/8 × 20 1/4 inches (37.1 × 51.4 cm), and Mount: 15 1/4 × 20 3/4 inches (38.7 × 52.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, below image, lower center: "View near TASISUDON in BUTAN"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "View on the River Teenchoo | 3 [m] below Tassindon"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "J70"

Signed in pen, with black ink, lower right: "SDavis"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.259
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated Places:
Bhutan
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9054
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