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Creator:
William Daniell, 1769–1837, British
Title:

View of London Bridge and St. Paul's Cathedral

Date:
ca. 1804
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with scraping out on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/8 x 25 3/8 inches (38.4 x 64.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, center right: "William Daniell R.A. | (1769-1837) | View of London Bridge & St. Paul's Cathedral | The Original watercolor by the artist | afterwards engraved by him as Plate III in | his Views (6) of London. & Published by him | These form a magnificent scenes & show | Daniell at his very best as an artist & engraver | This drawing, quiet and restrained in its | colouring is undoubtedly one of his finest. | From the collection of the artist's daughter | Mrs. Rose Wood, who died in 1914, aged 102"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Ellen Burney"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1990
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bridge (built work) | cathedral | cityscape | marine art
Associated Places:
London | London Bridge | St. Paul's Cathedral
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9198
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Douglas Fordham, Aquatint Worlds : Travel, Print, and Empire 1770-1820, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven and London, p. 224, fig. 180, NE2230 .F674 2019 (LC) Oversize


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