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Creator:
Joseph Farington, 1747–1821, British
Title:

View of the Convent of the Clarisses at Valenciennes after the Seige

Date:
1793
Medium:
Pen and black ink, gray ink , black wash, gray wash and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, mounted on, medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 16 1/8 × 22 3/4 inches (41 × 57.8 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 15 3/8 × 22 inches (39.1 × 55.9 cm), and Sheet: 13 5/16 x 20 1/16in. (33.8 x 51cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with black ink, on mount, lower center: "View of the | CONVENT of the CLARISSES | at VALENCIENNES after the | Siege in 1793"

Watermark: "Whatman"

Signed in pen, with black ink, lower right: "Jos. Farington

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.2004
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | convent | ruins | siege
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9365
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