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Creator:
John Smart, 1741–1811, British
Title:
Major General Sir Barry Close
Date:
1794
Medium:
Gouache and watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Image: 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 inches (7.9 x 6.4 cm) and Frame: 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 x 1/2 inches (8.9 x 6.7 x 1.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in gray waterrcolor lower left: "J. S. | 1794"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.2.96
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors-Miniatures
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
Close, Sir Barry, baronet (1756–1813), army officer in the East India Company and political officer in India
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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English Portrait Drawings & Miniatures (Yale Center for British Art, 1979-12-05 - 1980-02-17)

The Line of Beauty : British Drawings and Watercolors of the Eighteenth Century (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-05-19 - 2001-08-05)

Company Culture (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-09-16 - 2004-01-05)

Adapting the Eye: an archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-10-11 - 2011-12-31)

Publications:
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Morna O'Neill, Company Culture:, British Artists and the East India Company 1770-1830: October 16, 2003-January 11, 2004 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2003, no. 13, V 1199 (YCBA)

Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 30, no. 86, V2359 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11647
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