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Mountain Panorama in Wales, Cader Idris

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Inscribed in black ink, in artist\'s hand lower left: "Fine weather wind S.E. Clouds coming towards me ^ |all the morning| but dissolved into transparent atmosphere as fast as they came so that I had constant blue sky over head"; in graphite, in artist\'s hand, lower left: "Sun shine yet the hills came [forward?] darken"; in graphite, in artist\'s hand upper right: "Sun over here| Clouds Colour of Drawing paper"; in graphite, verso, lower center: "D1797/ Cornelius Varley 1781-1873| Cader Idris, 1803| [cf.?] Sir Robert [White\'s?] Cader Idris from Llanelltyd, 1803| Heather Hubbard, "Some Victorian Droughtsmen" Plate 12| LGD"; on back in graphite, lower right: "D 1797"
Medium: Graphite with black chalk on medium, slightly-textured, blued white laid paper
Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Location

Cadair Idris (Penygader), Gwynedd, Wales

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