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Creator:
Sir David Wilkie, 1785–1841, British
Title:

Sketch for "Reading the Will"

Date:
before 1820
Medium:
Pen and brown ink on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper, mounted in moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 8 1/4 × 10 inches (21 × 25.4 cm) and Sheet: 4 3/4 × 6 7/8 inches (12.1 × 17.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed verso in brown ink, center right: "David Wilkie Esq. | 24, Lower Phillimore Place"

Watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.805
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armchairs | children | dresses | family | genre subject | men | reading | solicitor | stripes | study (visual work) | will | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12660
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