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Creator:
Francis Hayman, 1707/8–1776
Title:

Flying the Kite

Date:
ca. 1740
Materials & Techniques:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/8 × 9 inches (14.3 × 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In pen and brown ink, lower center: the Figures 2 fu 5 In: or 6.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.504
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
building | children | genre subject | kite | ladder | sporting art
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10371
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