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

Calais Sands

Date:
1831
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/8 x 20 1/8 inches (34 x 51.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower center: "L. Francia 1831"

Signed and dated in brown ink, lower center: "L. Francia 1831"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.958
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beach | coast | Costume | dog (animal) | genre | Grand Tour | landscape | ships | shipwreck
Associated Places:
Calais | English Channel | Europe | France | Nord-Pas-de-Calais | Pas-de-Calais
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9668
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