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Creator:
John Singleton Copley, 1738–1815, American, active in Britain (from 1776)
Title:

Study for Captain William George Fairfax for the Painting "The Victory of Lord Duncan"

Additional Title(s):

Figure Study for the Painting of Victory of Lord Duncan: Study for Captain W. Fairfax

Date:
ca. 1798
Medium:
Black and white chalk squared in red chalk on moderately thick, moderately textured, blue wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/8 x 7 1/4 inches (31.4 x 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in graphite upper right: "Sketch for picture/ of Lord Duncan;" in graphite lower right: "G/L"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1075
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
captains (public officers) | figure study | gesture | hat | studies (visual works)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12691
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