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Creator:
Sir James Thornhill, 1675–1734, British
Title:

Design for a portrait of an architect or a painter

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink with brown wash over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/8 x 5 1/4 inches (17.5 x 13.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "5-9-3/4"; center right, in brown ink: "1-6-8"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.955
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architects | bird | capital (column component) | clouds | columns (architectural elements) | compasses (drawing instruments) | design | dogs (animals) | dresses | figure study | man | painters (artists) | sheet music | trees | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12738
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