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Creator:
Sir William Orpen, 1878–1931, Irish
Title:
Paul Mellon
Date:
1924
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 28 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches (72.4 x 59.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated, upper right: "ORPEN | 1924"

Inscribed, upper right: "LONDON"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1983.34
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
curtain | man | portrait | shirt | white (color)
Associated People:
Mellon, Paul (1907–1999), philanthropist and art collector
Access:
On view
Exhibition History:
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20th Century Paintings and Sculpture (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-01-27 - 2000-04-30)

Paul Mellon - A Cambridge Tribute (The Fitzwilliam Museum, 2007-06-12 - 2007-09-23)

Publications:
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P. G. Konody, Sir William Orpen: Artist & Man, London, 1932, p. 273, NJ18 Or7 K65 (YCBA)

Robert O'Byrne, The Mellon family's gifts to the American nation are priceless, wrote a prescient Mahonri Sharp Young in 1966, Apollo, vol. 183, May 2016, p. 114, N1 A54 +Oversize (YCBA) Also available via Art Source.

Duncan Robinson, Paul Mellon: a Cambridge tribute, , The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge [England], 2007, p. 8-9, 47, N5220 M552 P36 2007 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1238
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