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Creator:
William Lock II, 1767–1847, British
Title:

Portrait of the Pugilist Johnson

Date:
1790
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 × 7 1/2 inches (26 × 19.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Johnson 1790 -"

Watermark: Fleur-de-Lys; Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1332
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boxer | collar | fighter | figure study | knickers | man | portrait | pugilist | shirt | shoes
Associated People:
Johnson, Tom (c.1750–1797), prize-fighter
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10959
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Robert Colls, This sporting life : sport and liberty in England, 1760-1960, Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K., 2020, pp. 90, 373, GV706.35 .C65 2020 (LC) YCBA


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