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unknown artist, (John Peace?)
after Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Formerly attributed to Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British

The Long Minuet as Danced at Bath

after 1787
Brown ink with brown wash over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Sheet: 9 7/16 x 58 7/16 inches (24 x 148.5 cm) and Image: 8 1/16 x 58 7/16 inches (20.4 x 148.5 cm)

Inscribed in brown ink, upper center: "Bos, Fur, atque Sacerdos."; lower center: "A LONG MINUET AS DANCED AT BATH. | Longa Tysonum Minuit ____ Quid velit & possit rerum concordia discors. __ Horace"; on back, upper left: "John Peace."; illegible inscriptions in graphite, on back, upper left; on back, upper right: "Saw the [...] from [...] at [...] | house at Bath. [...] | more figures at this end and two [...] | the other.)"; on back of mount, center: "Anonymous, 18th c. | John PEACE (?) after H. W. Bunbury | (formerly attributed to H. W. Bunbury) | A Long Minuet as Danced at Bath (underlined) | BY | (H. W. BUNBURY.) | (1750-1811) | COLLECTION - SIR OSBERT SITWELL, BART."

signed in brown ink, verso, upper left: "John Power."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bowing | caricature | costume | couples | cravats | dancing | fichus | genre subject | gesture | gloves | gowns | headpieces | humor | men | minuet | nobility | parody | plumes | queue wig | ruffles | satire | tail coats | tricornes | wigs | women
Associated Places:
Bath | Bath and Northeast Somerset | England | United Kingdom
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