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Creator:
Godfrey Sykes, 1824–1866, British
Title:

A Tilt Forge

Date:
1856-1859
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 18 1/2 x 24 1/8 inches (47 x 61.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed, lower right: "G. SYKES"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.624
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
beam (structural element) | beating | blacksmiths | chiaroscuro | engineer | factory | forge | furnace | genre subject | industry | ironworks | laborers | light | machinery | manufacturing | men | metal | metalworker | rod | smiths | strength | workers
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1087
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Timothy J. Barringer, Unto this last : two hundred years of John Ruskin, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 259, cat. 65, NJ18.R895 .B37 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Penelope McElwee, The non-representation of the agricultural labourers in 18th and 19th century English paintings : an exploration into the artistic conventions followed by the aristocracy and landowning classes in representations of the agricultural labourers ..., Newcastle upon Tyne, 2016, pp. 134-35, 149, fig. 10-4, NX650.L32 M34 2016 (YCBA)


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