<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

 
Creator:
Ozias Humphry, 1742–1810, British, active in Italy (1773–77) and India (1785–87)
Title:

John Flaxman

Date:
1778
Medium:
Black chalk, and white chalk on medium, slightly textured, brown, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textrured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 12 9/16 × 13 11/16 inches (31.9 × 34.8 cm) and Sheet: 11 7/8 × 13 inches (30.2 × 33 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with brown ink, verso, lower center: "Flaxman Jun. Sculptor | [O:H: Jn.] 1778 - Londini-"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "D3442 | Ozias Humphry RA 1742-1810 | Portrait of John Flaxman RA | 1755-1826 | [Get] 22 or 25 | the DNB refers to his curly hair and | fine eyes | LGD"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5449
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10943
Export:
XML

Lady Lever Art Gallery, British watercolours and drawings, Lord Leverhulme's collection in the Lady Lever Art Gallery , Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, 2010, p. 119, N1455 A85 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Nadia Tscherny, George Romney : Flaxman modelling the bust of Hayley, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1985 ?, p. 7, no. 13, V 0101 (YCBA)


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.