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Creator:
Capt. Francis Grose, 1731–1791, British
Title:

Arches in the City Wall, Canterbury

Former Title(s):

Sudbury's Tower, Canterbury, from the Westgate

Date:
before 1769
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and gray ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper mounted on contemporary heavy textured laid paper Mount: Thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 x 14 13/16in. (26 x 37.6cm), Mount: 13 1/4 x 18in. (33.7 x 45.7cm), Sheet: 10 1/4 × 14 7/8 inches (26 × 37.8 cm), and Mount: 13 1/4 × 18 inches (33.7 × 45.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink on verso, center: "Arches in the wall Cantebury;" in pen and black ink: "See a view of the"Arches in a wall in the City of Cantebury" almost exactly like this 2 Grose's | antiqs."; in graphite, upper left "J 6240"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1230
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architectural subject | bridge (built work) | man | river | riverbank | tower (building division)
Associated Places:
Canterbury | England | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9878
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