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Creator:
Francis Le Piper, 1640–1698, British
Title:
Caricature of a Man Wearing Mortarboard
Date:
undated
Medium:
Gray wash and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 5/8 × 2 3/4 inches (9.2 × 7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso: rare; inscribed in T. E. Lowinsky's hand in pen and black ink on mount: "This drawing was in the album belonging to Lord Milford/ where it was given to Isaac Oliver - the book was inherited/ by Erasmus Philipps, whose descendant Sir John Philipps, 3rd Bart./ of Picton Castle sold it to the dealer Calmann who broke it up in 1943 - T. E. L." Inscribed in pen and brown ink on old laid paper mount: "Mr. Oliver/ No. 81, with portion of a watermark [crown within a shield?]; mount is now within docket. Collector's bookplate: Milford, within docket."

T.E.Lowinsky collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5984
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | figure study | mortarboard
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10664
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