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Creator:
John Kendall, 1766–1829, British
Title:

Sarcophagus in a Church

Additional Title(s):

Study of a Tomb

Date:
May 10, 1806
Medium:
Gray and brown wash with pen and black ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 × 7 1/8 inches (19.7 × 18.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in graphite: "U.L.: A; C.: E; C.R.: D"; in artist's hand in pen and black ink, within drawing: "C: sum. gd. eris fueramae. gd. es. pro. me. preco[illegible] sp/ he"

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: "J. Kendal, Del. May 10 * 1806"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.15144
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
church | interior | sarcophagus | skeleton
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10845
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