The Art Institute of Chicago | Licence: CC0 1.0
The Art Institute of Chicago | Licence: CC0 1.0

Harbor before Fortified Town

1760-1850

Possibly by William Marlow

From the collection

Title

Harbor before Fortified Town

Date

1760-1850

Artist

Possibly by William Marlow

Description

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From the Watercolour World

Location

Old Port of Marseille, Marseille, France

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Medium

Tww Comment

The natural harbour on the French coast has been home to a trading post since around 600 BC. Fort Saint-Jean, which dominates this vista, was built in 1660. On the water to the right of the image you can see a dredge boat, which was powered by large treadmills.

Credits

Collection link

Image Credit

The Art Institute of Chicago

Image Licence

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