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Isle of Arran, Early Morn

Artist:
Thomas Miles Richardson (British, Newcastle upon Tyne 1784–1848 Newcastle)
Date:
1830–39
Medium:
Watercolor with touches of gouache over graphite on wove paper
Dimensions:
7 3/16 x 13 1/2 in. (18.3 x 34.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander B.V. Johnson and Roberta J.M. Olson, in memory of Laurie Vance and Edward Dudley Hume Johnson, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.751.1
Not on view
Inscription: The verso bears several inscriptions: the top is inscribed in black chalk with initials obscured by tape from an old mounting; to the right of center, two lines in graphite read, "Isle of Arran early morn - [?] Richardson from my mother", and below that, "21 x 15" and "N.22133A"; beneath the Davis gallery stamp in the lower right corner, the inventory number "D6-494" is written in black ink.

Marking: The lower right corner of the verso is stamped in black ink at with an eagle facing left and clutching six arrows: the mark of Davis Galleries, 231 East 60th Street, New York City .
Davis & Langdale Company; Donor: Alexander B. V. Johnson and Roberta J. M. Olson
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 27, 2003–April 28, 2003.

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