image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public DomainYale Center for British Art
image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public DomainYale Center for British Art

Port Mahon

1756-1773

Gravelot

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Title

Port Mahon

Date

1756-1773

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Description

Inscribed in artist\'s hand in pen in black ink, inside of image, right center: "Guns & Swords | Cleaned & sold | Here"; inscribed in pen with black ink, right centert: "Sr John | go fight a"; with pen in black ink, right center: "Port | Mahon"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, right center: "No Ref"; in graphite, "[Zmere?] | Hogarth"
Inscribed Title: Port Mahon
Medium: Pen and black ink, pen and brown ink, brown wash, gray wash, watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, blued white laid paper, mounted on, thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper

Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Mahon, Balearic Islands, Spain

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