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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) Mount: 4 13/16 x 6 5/8 inches (12.2 x 16.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/
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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
Accession Number B1975.4.429
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1670231
Subject Terms abbey | architectural subject | barn | clouds | cows | horses (animals) | livestock | men | milkmaid | pigs | pond | sky | thatched | tithe barn | trees | wagon | wheelbarrow
Place Represented Abbotsbury | Abbotsbury castle | Dorset | England | Europe | United Kingdom
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