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Creator:
Samuel Hieronymus Grimm, 1733–1794, Swiss
Title:

Departure from a French Inn: An Illustration for Sterne's Sentimental Journey

Additional Title(s):

La Fleur taking leave of his female acquaintance at the inn at Montreuil

Date:
1775
Medium:
Watercolor with black ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/16 × 7 3/8 inches (13.5 × 18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed upper left: "Poste Royale"

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: "S.H. Grimm Fecit | 1775"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5036
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
genre subject | signs
Associated Places:
France
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9862
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Rotha Mary Clay, Samuel Hieronymus Grimm of Burgdorf in Switzerland With a foreword by His Excellency Monsieur Charles Rudolph Paravicini and a chapter contributed by Paul Girardin., Faber & Faber, London, 1941, between pp. 24 and 25, pl. 29, NJ18 G81 C53 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

William Hauptman, Samuel Hieronymus Grimm (1733-1794) : a very English Swiss, 5 Continents Editions, Milan, 2014, pp. 122-23, cat. no. 37, NJ18.G81 H38 2014 (YCBA)


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