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Creator:
Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45)
Title:

Two Prize Fighters

Additional Title(s):

A Proposed Ticket Design for Broughton's Amphitheatre, Hanway street, London

Hic victor caestus artemq; repono

Date:
ca. 1742
Medium:
Brown wash, pen and brown ink and red chalk on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 9 1/2 × 10 inches (24.1 × 25.4 cm) and Sheet: 4 1/4 x 4 3/8 inches (10.8 x 11.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand; in pen with brown ink, lower center: "Hic victor caestus artemq; repono"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5032
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bald | boxing | combat sport | fist | interior | men | pants | sporting art
Associated People:
Broughton, John (c.1703–1789), pugilist
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10068
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