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Creator:
James Lambert of Lewes, 1725–1788, British
Title:

The Monument of Thomas Fiennes

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink, watercolor within triple-ruled pen and wash border on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 1/4 × 18 1/4 inches (64.1 × 46.4 cm) and Image: 14 1/4 × 9 7/8 inches (36.2 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "The MONUMENT of THOMAS FIENNES Lord DACRE who died | the 25th of Henry 8th, & of Sir THOMAS FIENNES his eldest Son | who died in his Fathers lifetime. in the Church of Herstmonceaux in Sussex"; in graphite, lower right: "The details are very loosely | done & incorrect & not a | bit like Lambert of Grimm's | usual work. However the | inscription resembles that of | the earlier drawings & suggests | Lambert. He in fact does a | fine water-col. of the subject | for Lord Dacre."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1109
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | castle | church | grave | monument
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13603
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