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Creator:
Richard Cosway, 1742–1821, British
Title:

Portrait of a Man in Armour

Former Title(s):

Portrait of a Man in Armour, formerly called Self-Portrait

Self-Portrait

Date:
1808
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache with scraping on ivory
Dimensions:
Image: 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 inches (7.3 x 6 cm) and Frame: 3 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 inches (8.6 x 7 x 0.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand on paper backing in pen and brown ink: "R.rd Cosway | R.A. F.S.t | Primarius Pictor | Serenissimi Walliae | Principi | Pinxit | 1808"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.2.21
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors-Miniatures
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armors | portrait
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11575
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