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

View of Tashichoedzong, Bhutan and Foot Bridge

Additional Title(s):

Tashichho Dzong, Bhutan: House Where Embassy Was Lodged, Covered Bridge, The Palace

Date:
1783
Medium:
Watercolor, with pen, in gray ink, black ink and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, thick, moderately texturted, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 18 3/16 × 25 3/8 inches (46.2 × 64.5 cm) and Sheet: 13 1/2 × 18 7/8 inches (34.3 × 47.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, above image, upper right: "X D.11"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center left: "Tassigudon - Bhutan | House where embassy was lodged | covered bridge | The Palace"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "J 72"

Watermark: [difficult to see...] (Fleur-de-Lis) (J Whatman) [?]

Signed, in pen with brown ink, lower left: "SD"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.275
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9103
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