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Creator:
James Ward, 1769–1859, British
Title:

Mrs. Morland's Portrait

Date:
ca. 1802
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches (19.1 x 11.4 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 11 x 7 7/8 inches (27.9 x 20 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "JW~ | Mrs. Morlands | Portrait"; in brown ink, verso, center: "Study from Nature | Mrs. George Morland - the artists sister; | [?G] eorge Morlands sister married the artists | [?e] lder brother William Ward A.R.A. Engraver | [?w] ith whom the artist served an apprenticeship | [?in] that profession- | [?A] n excellent likeness of that elegant minded | [?an] d amiable character!- | James Ward R. [?A]"

Signed in brown ink, lower left: "JW~"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4220
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
dress | portrait | woman
Associated People:
Morland, Anne (Nancy; c.1765–1804)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14032
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