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Creator:
follower of Sir James Thornhill, 1675–1734, British
Title:

The Fall of Phaeton: A Study for a Ceiling

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink and pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 x 6 3/8 inches (15.2 x 16.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5160
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | ceiling | chariot (ancient vehicle) | clouds | design | horses (animals) | mythology | religious and mythological subject | study (visual work)
Associated People:
Phaëton
Zeus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14660
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