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Konigstein

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Description

Signed and dated in grey ink, upper right: "1789 C. Gore". Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "Konigstein"; in grey ink, upper right: "Konigstein: Forteresse pres de Dresde."; in graphite, on back, upper left: "Battle of Lovositz"; on back, centre left: "The King of Prussia gave his orders | from this emminence | Battle"; on back, centre: "field of Battle | Lowosit[z] | King of Prussia".
Medium: Watercolour and gouache with pen and brown ink over graphite
Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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