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Creator unknown artist, Monro School
? Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
? Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title In the Via Mala, Between Coire and Splugen
Alternate Title(s) Via Mala
Date ca. 1796
Medium Watercolor, graphite, gray wash and blue wash on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 15 x 9 5/8 inches (38.1 x 24.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/
Marks/
Lettering
Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Bridge & hollow rock | over the Rhine in | the Via Mala | Between Coire & Chiavenna | in the Grisons"; in graphite, verso, upper right: "48."; in graphite, verso, lower right: "3"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1975.3.1218
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1669792
Subject Terms bridge (built work) | geology | Grand Tour | landscape | rocks (landforms) | science | trees | waterfalls
Place Represented Coire | Europe | Graubünden | Splugen | Switzerland | Via Mala
Publications

Kim Sloan, Alexander and John Robert Cozens, the poetry of landscape, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1986, pp. 121, 124, pl. 140, NJ18 C83 S56 (YCBA)

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