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Creator:
Isaac Oliver, ca. 1565–1617, French, active in Britain
Title:

Classical Study with Numerous Nude Figures

Date:
undated
Medium:
Blue wash and graphite with pen and blue ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/8 × 5 11/16 inches (7.9 × 14.4 cm) and Mount: 5 13/16 × 8 inches (14.8 × 20.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower right: "JR" [in monogram] (Lugt 2184); on mount, lower center: "Issac Oliver."

Paul Mellon collector's mark; Thomas Lawrence mark lower left, recto (Lugt 2445)

Signed in pen and black ink, lower left: "IO" [in monogram]

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5095
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
babies | figure study | genre subject | gesture | men | nudes | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11276
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