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Creator:
Alexander T. Francia, 1820–1884
Title:

On the Coast of Brittany

Date:
1839
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 × 12 3/8 inches (19.1 × 31.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Francia | 1839"; inscribed on back in graphite, lower left: "Vue de Bretagne"; in graphite, lower center: "A george Scholing de la part d[...] ami A.T.F"; in graphite, center: "989"; in graphite, upper right: "2543"

Signed and dated pen and brown ink, lower left: "Francia | 1839"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2588
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beach | cliffs | coast | landscape | marine art | sea | ship | turrets (towers) | walls
Associated Places:
Bretagne | Europe | France
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9663
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