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Creator:
Richard Brookes, 1721–1763
Title:
Rough Diamonds
Date:
ca. 1760
Medium:
Pen, black ink and gray wash on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 7/8 × 3 1/2 inches (14.9 × 8.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, upper left: "Rough Diamonds of Her Natural | Size | Crystals". Center left: "Faveriers Diamond", lower left: " rough Diamond"

Signed in black ink, lower left: " Richard Brookes Delin"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.88
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
crystal (material by form) | diamond | rocks (landforms) | still life
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12525
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