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Creator Francis Towne, 1740–1816, British
Title The Foot Bridge
Date 1780
Medium Watercolor and black and brown ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 6 7/8 x 9 inches (17.5 x 22.9 cm) Contemporary drawn border: 11 1/8 x 13 3/8 inches (28.3 x 34 cm)
Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "F. Towne del. 1780"; in graphite, lower left: "F. Towne del 1780"; in graphite, lower right: "1773"; in graphite, lower left: "Towne's own mount, but damaged."; in black ink, lower center: "The Foot. Bridge"; lower right: "Francis Towne, 1780. | Martin Hardie.", Signed in brown ink, lower left: "F. Towne del. | 1780"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1977.14.5955
Collection Prints and Drawings
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Subject Terms bridge (built work) | hill | landscape | stream | trees
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