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Creator:
Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Sheet of Figure Studies from Raphael's Disputation (with separate sheet bearing inscription)

Date:
undated
Medium:
Black chalk and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/4 × 16 3/8 inches (50.2 × 41.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "outer garemt light Blue | inner_ __ [D H] Yellow"; in graphite, upper right: "outer Red | Inner Blue"; in graphite, center right: "outer Yellow | Inner Blue"; in graphite, center: "outer Yo"; in graphite, lower left: "waiftcoat Purple | Sleeves [in black charcoal]faint light Red | Loofe Draperie white"; on separate sheet in pen and brown ink, center: "Sketched by S.m Joshua Reynolds with a portrait of | himself by himself. + notes in [thes] on [showings] | bought at Lady [Thomas] Sale May. 23. W21. | 42/9 | [struck through] G Carraci Nami &c"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1578
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study | figures | Grand Tour | studies
Associated Places:
Rome
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13083
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