A South View of Montreal, Canada

Object Number: 
X.452
Date: 
1799
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink on paper mounted on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/2 x 21 in. ( 36.8 x 53.3 cm )
Marks: 
Signed and dated: at lower left: Novr. 4th 1799 / Richd Dillon delint et Pinxt. Inscribed: at bottom center:"To His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent. /This View is most Humbly Inscribed by his Royal Highnesses Most Humble and Devoted Servant, / Richd Di
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left inside image in gray watercolor: "Novr 4th 1799"; signed at lower left outside image: "Richd. Dillon delint et Pinxt. --"; at lower center below image: "To His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent. / This View is most Humbly Inscribed by His Royal Highness Most obedient Most Humble and Devoted Servant. / A South View of Montreal."; at lower right in brown ink: "W.W."; below in gray watercolor: "Richd Dillon"
Description: 
Landscape: A gift to the Duke of Kent
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group