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Creator:
Joseph Farington, 1747–1821
Title:

View of Skiddaw and Derwentwater

Date:
ca. 1780
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gray ink and graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/8 × 26 inches (49.2 × 66 cm), Image: 19 × 25 5/8 inches (48.3 × 65.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "204"

Watermark: D. & C. Blauw, Shield (similar to Heawood 3268, without letters).

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.2012
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
forest | lake | landscape | marine art
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9424
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Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10-20 - 1983-02-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 117-8, no. I.8, pl. 92, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Duncan Robinson, Fairest isle : the appreciation of British scenery, 1750-1850, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1989, cover, p. 5, no. 27, ND1354.4 F35 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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