Nicholas Pocock

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Nicholas Pocock
1740?-1821
View of Tórshavn Harbor, Faeroe Islands
1791
Pen and black ink with watercolor, over graphite, on wove paper.
6 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches (165 x 368 mm)
Gift of Capt. and Mrs. Paul Hammond.
1974.60
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Signed, dated and inscribed in pen and brown ink by the artist on his decorated mat (9 5/8 x 17 7/16 inches [243 x 442 mm]): below right corner of drawing, "N. Pocock. 1791"; along lower margin, "Appearance of the Land on each Side the harbour of Thorshaven as seen after having pass'd the S. End of Nolroe continued from No. 7"; at lower left corner, No. 7B".

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Capt. and Mrs. Paul Hammond.
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Watermark: J. Whatman.

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