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Creator:
Sir George Howland Beaumont seventh Baronet, 1753–1827, British
Title:

Gentlemen Artists at their Studies

Additional Title(s):

Caricatures of Sir George Beaumont and Mr. Bowles

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/8 × 14 1/4 inches (21.3 × 36.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left to center left: "That Artist sure can never fail, Whose lip is longer than his tail. | For fame that Artist bids most fair, Whose eye brows run into his hair."; in graphite, lower left: "Caricatures of Sir G. Beaumont | & Mr. Bowles, in the painting room | at North Aston (the Bowles seat)"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Gentelemen Artists at their studies"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "D 1426/ Sir George Beaumont 1753-1827 | Watermark 1795 | See inscription overleaf | LGD"

Watermark: "GR | 1795"; Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5207
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:14720
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