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

Mousehold Heath, Norwich

Former Title(s):

Mousehold Heath

Date:
1808
Medium:
Watercolor on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches (31.8 x 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in in watercolor, lower left: "Francia"; inscribed on back in graphite, center: "Done for his friend. Wm Peirson | as a small return for his | Imitations of Kobell's Etchings | by L'Francia. 1808-"

Watermark: [illeg.] DANGO[?]IOIS/ [Illeg.]/ BB

Signed in watercolor, lower left: "Francia"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4680
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
hills | landscape | pond | road | trees
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Mousehold Heath | Norfolk | Norwich | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9580
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no.44, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

An exhibition of English drawings and water colors from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, February 18-April 1, 1962, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1962, p. 10, cat. no. 32, NC228 U6 (YCBA) Copy 2 is on Mellon Shelf

British Drawings and Water-Colours in an American Collection-, Illustrated London News, vol.240,no. 6403, April 21, 1962, p. 627, Available Online: Illus.London News Hist. Archive

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 102, no. 168, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, cat. no. 44, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)


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