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Creator:
Ozias Humphry, 1742–1810, British, active in Italy (1773–77) and India (1785–87)
Title:
Study of the Artist's Mother Sewing
Date:
ca. 1776
Medium:
Pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 × 4 1/2 inches (15.2 × 11.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "D2867 | Ozias Humphrey RA 1742-1810 | The Artist's Mother, 1776 | of the very closely related and rather | more elaborate study of his Mother, | dated 1776 in the BR | L.G.D"

Watermark: similar to shorter 48 (Durham & Co); Paul Mellon Collector's Mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5058
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
mother | portrait | sewing | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10942
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