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Creator:
John James Chalon, 1778–1854, French, active in Britain
Title:

Gil Blas, While Practising Medicine under Dr. Sangrado, Encounters Dr. Cuchillo at the Bedside of the Grocer

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and brown wash on slightly textured, moderately thick, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 13/16 × 16 1/8 inches (32.5 × 41 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in brown wash, lower center: "Gil Blas while practising medecine under Doctor Sangrado encocuntering the | Doctor Cuchillo | 'Je suis d'avis, lui repondis-je, qu'on le saigne tous les jours et qu'on lui fasse boire de b'eau | chaude abondamment' | Gil Blas"

Signed on mount in brown wash, lower left: "JJ Chalon"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4311
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14154
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