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Creator:
Attributed to Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:
Head of a Man
Date:
1732
Medium:
Black chalk, red chalk, and white chalk on medium, moderately textured, blue laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 7/8 x 11 1/8in. (42.9 x 28.3cm) and Sheet: 16 7/8 × 11 1/4 inches (42.9 × 28.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "31"; in red chalk, upper right: "5"

Watermarks: Fleur-de-lis, in crowned circle (early 18th Century)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5760
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aristocrat | figure study | head | man | portrait | wig
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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English Portrait Drawings & Miniatures (Yale Center for British Art, 1979-12-05 - 1980-02-17)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10884
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