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

Sugar Loaf, Cape of Good Hope

Date:
1779
Medium:
Watercolor, with pen, in gray ink, gray wash, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 18 × 25 7/16 inches (45.7 × 64.6 cm) and Sheet: 13 1/2 × 19 1/4 inches (34.3 × 48.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, below image, lower center: "Sugar Loaf- Cpe of God Hope"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "J 35"

Signed and dated in pen, with gray ink, lower left: "SDavis | 1779"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.265
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:9083
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