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Creator:
Giles Hussey, 1710–1788, British
Title:

Study of physiognomy of face

Part Of:

Collective Title: Album of 36 Drawings Selected by Benjamin West, P.R.A.

Date:
between 1730 and 1768
Medium:
Graphite on folded sheet of laid paper on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/4 x 8in. (32.4 x 20.3cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "8660254 8th | 831384 4th xx | 779491 7th"; center left: "7307089 6th xx | 64951 - 5th | 58456 4th"; lower left: "55425 3rd xx | 51961 - 3rd | 48713 - 2nd"; lower center: "Table in H. 3rd #; upper right: "40 | 34 | 28; center right: "[...] | [25] | 21 | 20 | 19 | 18 | 17"; lower right: "14 | 11 | 8 | 6 | 5"

Watermark: "LVG"; "Libertate, Propatria, Eiusque" with crown and lion

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.2826
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:14583
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