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Creator:
William Day, 1764–1807
Title:
Matlock Baths, Derbyshire
Date:
ca. 1789
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, gray ink, and graphite on medium, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper, mounted on, thick, smooth, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 17 3/8 × 22 1/2 inches (44.1 × 57.2 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 14 5/16 × 19 5/8 inches (36.4 × 49.8 cm), and Sheet: 13 13/16 × 19 3/16 inches (35.1 × 48.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with black ink, on mount, center: "Matlock Baths, from the Guilderoy Mine at the Head of the Valley | Derbyshire"

Collector's: J Whatman (letters; similar to Heawood 3459)

Signed in pen, with brown ink, lower center: "W Day"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.149
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cityscape | cliffs | genre subject | houses | men | mountains | women | workers
Associated Places:
Derbyshire | England | Europe | Matlock Bath | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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The Line of Beauty : British Drawings and Watercolors of the Eighteenth Century (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-05-19 - 2001-08-05)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9410
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