The Reverand Dr. John Harris
- Additional Title(s):
The Rev. Dr. Harris
- Watercolor and gouache over graphite on ivory
- Image: 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches (8.3 x 6.4 cm) and Frame: 4 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 3/8 inches (10.8 x 9.2 x 1 cm)
Inscribed on paper attached to back of ivory: "The Reverend | Dr Harris one of the | prebans of Rochester & | Chapplain of the Lord High | Chancellor of Great Britain | Earle Cowper | Bernard Lens fecit by the | Life 1707"; inscribed on paper attached to frame's backing in pen and brown ink center: "The Rev.d Dr Harris | one of the Prebens of | Rochester | Chaplain to the Lord High | Chancellor of Great Brittain | Earl of Cowper | Author of the Lexicon Technicon | B. Lens ad visum pinxt | 1707"
Signed in gold, lower left: "BL"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors-Miniatures
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- IIIF Manifest:
Daphne Foskett, British portrait miniatures : A history, Spring Books, Feltham, 1968, p. 90, ND1337 .G7 F46 1968 (LC) YCBA
Basil S. Long, British miniaturists, G. Bles, London, 1929, pp. 268-9, ND1337 .G7 L65 (LC)+ Oversize YCBA
Patrick Noon, English Portrait Drawings & Miniatures, Yale Center for British Art, 1979, pp. 22-23, no. 21, NC772 N66+ (Wall Shelf) (YCBA)
Graham Reynolds, English portrait miniatures, A. and C. Black, London, 1952, p. 105, ND1337 .G7 R49 (LC) YCBA
Scott Wilcox, Line of beauty : British drawings and watercolors of the eighteenth century, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2001, p. 32, cat. no. 16, NC228 W53 2001 (YCBA)