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Creator:
François Louis Thomas Francia, 1772–1839, French, active in Britain
Title:

Southeast View of Rochester Castle and the Cathedral

Date:
1808
Medium:
Watercolor and gray ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/4 x 8 5/8 inches (15.9 x 21.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper center: "South East view | of Rochester Castle | Kent"

Signed and dated in graphite, within image, center right, on bridge: "LFRANCIA 1808"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.826
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boy | buildings | castle | cathedral | child | cityscape | dock | footbridge | genre subject | river | sailboats
Associated Places:
England | Kent | Medway | Rochester | Rochester Castle | Rochester Cathedral | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9579
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