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Creator:
Sir James Thornhill, 1675–1734, British
Title:

Design for a Wall Panel

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink with brown wash over graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 x 7 1/8 inches (23.5 x 18.1 cm) and Mount: 12 x 15 inches (30.5 x 38.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite on mount, lower left: "By Sir James Thornhill"; inscribed on verso in graphite, center: "(No 23) | Thornhill"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.375
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
amphorae | architectural subject | cartouches | clouds | crowns (costume components) | figures (representations) | globe (cartographic sphere) | history paintings | lyre | panel (ornament area) | putti | religious and mythological subject | sickles | stairs | stars | trumpets | wall | Weapons and Ammunition
Associated People:
muses
Bacchus
Apollo
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11975
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