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Creator:
Francis Place, 1647–1728, British
Title:

A Study for the Pilkington Crest, a mower with a scythe

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, pen and black ink, gray wash, and graphite, with squaring on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/4 x 11in. (31.1 x 27.9cm) and Sheet: 12 1/4 × 11 inches (31.1 × 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center: "Pilkintone Creast [...], (onely uppon a - | wreath, without ye Corn behyond.)"; in pen and black ink, upper right:"B | or. | Sab. | proper. | purple"

Watermark: Fleur-de-Lys (unidentified)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.226
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study | genre subject | grass | man | text | worker
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11516
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