Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British

Title:
The Tithe Barn at Abbotsbury with the Abbey on the hill...
Date:
ca. 1795
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink and graphite mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/8 x 5 7/8 inches (10.5 x 14.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "3" | inscribed in black ink: "Abbotsbury near Weymouth" | inscribed in brown ink: "Founded about 1026 by Orcius or Orking, Steward to the King Canute" | inscribed in black ink: "St. Catherine's Chapel is on the hill in the | [distance?]"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.429
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cows | sky | horses (animals) | pigs | trees | abbey | wheelbarrow | men | wagon | tithe barn | barn | pond | thatched | milkmaid | clouds | livestock
Associated Places:
Abbotsbury castle | England | United Kingdom | Abbotsbury | Dorset | Europe
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
Thomas Girtin (Yale Center for British Art, 1986-01-21 - 1986-03-30)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5964