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Creator:
unknown artist, (John Peace?)
after Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Formerly attributed to Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Title:
The Long Minuet as Danced at Bath
Date:
after 1787
Medium:
Brown ink with brown wash over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1894
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
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
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13057
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