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Creator:
John White Abbott, 1763–1851, British
Title:

Figures on a Rocky River Bank at Canonteign, Devon

Date:
1801
Medium:
Pen and brown ink and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 x 7 1/4 inches (22.5 x 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on sheet attached to mount in pen and gray ink, lower center: "Canonteign"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "145(6)"

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, center

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower left: "JWA | Sept 21. | 1801."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5637
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figures | gesture | landscape | river | riverbank | rocks (landforms) | trees
Associated Places:
Canonteign Falls | Dartmoor National Park | Devon | England | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9990
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