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Creator:
Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Title:

A Christening in Chevening Church, Kent

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and white chalk on medium, slightly textured, blue laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 9/16 x 7 1/4 inches (11.6 x 18.4 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 5 7/8 × 8 1/2 inches (14.9 × 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso, on mount in brown ink, lower center: "A Christening in the Church of chevening. in Kent | Benj'm West"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4222
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
children | christening | church | genre subject | hats | infant | men | minister | window | women
Associated Places:
Chevening | England | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14035
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