- Portrait of James Tuffs
- Pen and brown ink and brush and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
- Sheet: 8 7/8 x 7 1/4 inches (22.5 x 18.4 cm)
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left to upper right: "James Tuffs Labourer in Sr. Thos. Lee's | garden 1730 & after - | By Mortimer"; in pen and brown ink lower left: "Found at Hartwell, Buckinghamshire. | January 1846."
Paul Mellon collector's mark; watermark: pro patria (similar to Heawood 3709)
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- gardeners | heads | laborers | men | portrait
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attributed to John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British, Portrait of James Tuffs, undated
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