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

View of St. Nicholas Church at Valenciennes after the Siege

Date:
1793
Medium:
Pen and black ink, gray ink, gray wash, black wash and graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige, wove paper, mounted on, moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 19 × 26 13/16 inches (48.3 × 68.1 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 18 1/4 × 26 1/4 inches (46.4 × 66.7 cm), and Sheet: 16 1/4 × 24 5/16 inches (41.3 × 61.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown/gray ink, on mount, lower center: "VIEW OF SAINT NICHOLAS CHURCH | AT VALENCIENNES AFTER THE SIEGE IN 1793".

Signed in pen, with brown ink, lower center: "Jos. Farington | August 1793"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4402
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | church | Gothic | ruins
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9428
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