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

Portrait of the Artist's Son, Raphael

Date:
1839
Medium:
Pen in brown ink, brown crayon/chalk on moderately thick, rough, brown, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 3/4 × 12 5/8 inches (47.6 × 32.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower center: "A Sketch by Benjamin West P.R.A. presented to his Friend Mr. Leigth Sotheby by Benj'm West--1839."

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Benj West _ 1839"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4353
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boy | child | curls | hats | portrait
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14177
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