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Creator:
William Grimaldi, 1751–1830, British
Title:

William Grimaldi, Son of the Artist

Former Title(s):

William Grimaldi (son of the artist)

Date:
1808
Medium:
Gouache and watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Image: 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches (7 x 5.7 cm) and Frame: 4 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 3 inches (10.5 x 8.9 x 7.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in brown watercolor center left: "Grimaldi 1808"; inscribed on paper backing in pen and brown ink center: "Portrait of William | Grimadli, who left | England May 1808 | for Bombay | Presented to his sister Louisa by her | Father -- W. G. --"

Signed in brown watercolor center left: "Grimaldi"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.2.46
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors-Miniatures
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11598
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