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Creator:
George Dance RA, 1741–1825, British
Title:

Portrait of a Fat Man, Head and Shoulders

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 × 6 1/4 inches (20.3 × 15.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left:"[...] he Eats | Famine the [...]} { When he Drinks | Ocean shrinks"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.821
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
fat | figure study | head | man | shoulders
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12677
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