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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
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.7.2
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
battle | historical subject | horse (animal)
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10411
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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)

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


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