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Creator Sir George Hayter, 1792–1871, British
Title Banditti of Kurdistan Assisting Georgians in Surprising and Carrying off Circassian Women
Date 1827
Medium Pen and brown ink, graphite, and brown wash, squared and numbered for transfer on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 22 1/2 × 32 5/8 inches (57.2 × 82.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/
Marks/
Lettering
Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "Size of picture 7 feet 1 by 4ft 8"; in graphite and in pen and brown ink, lower right: "1827 | George Hayter Pinxt | Florence"; in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Circassian women taken as hostages for depradations committed against a party of Georgians, who are assisted in the enlevement by Banditti of Kurdistan, painted at Florence 1827 for Lord Carysfort. sold at his sale after his death and repurchased by me | 1828"; extensively numbered along edges for transfer, Signed and dated in graphite and in pen and brown ink, lower right: "George Hayter M.A.S.L. & M.A.P. Pinxit et Delt Firenze | 1827
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Accession Number B1977.7.2
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3647876
Subject Terms battle | historical subject | horse (animal)
Publications

Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2008, p. 17, V1880


Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830 [wall labels], Yale Center for British Art, 2008, pp. 51-52, V 2576 (YCBA)

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