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Creator:
George Morland, 1763–1804, British
Title:

A Sportsman Loading His Gun

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and red chalk on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 x 9 1/4in. (35.6 x 23.5cm) and Sheet: 14 1/8 × 9 1/4 inches (35.9 × 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: "George Morland Excudit"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "490"; inscribed on an old labl, in pen and brown ink: "from the Esdaile Collection"

Collector's mark: "W.B."; Paul Mellon collector's mark

Signed in pen and black ink, lower left: "[...] George Morland"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5315
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
coat | figure study | hat | rifle | sporting art | sportsman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11384
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