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Creator:
Peter Gaspar Scheemakers, 1691–1781, Flemish, active in Britain (from ca. 1720)
Title:

Cleopatra

Date:
ca. 1723
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 x 28 x 11 1/4 inches (30.5 x 71.1 x 28.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed by chisel at head of figure: "P. SCHEEMAKERS. F"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.30
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
blanket | historical subject | nude | pharaoh | portrait | sleeping | woman
Associated People:
Cleopatra VII Philopator (late 69 BC–30 BC), last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1475
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Charles Avery, Laurent Delvaux's Sculpture in England, National Trust Studies, no. 2, Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 1980, p. 162, fig. 12, DA655 N38 1980 (YCBA)

Alain Jacobs, Laurent Delvaux: Gand 1696 - Nivelles, 1778, Arthena, Paris, 1999, p. 236-238, Cat. S16a, NJ18 D4145 J33 FMJ 7241 1999 + Oversize (HAAS)

Sotheby's, [ Sotheby's Advertisement ] : Fine Medieval, Renaissance and Later Works of Art : Thursday, 17 April 1968 at 2:30 p.m., The Times (London), April 15, 1969, p. 18, Available Online : The Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm: Film An T482 (SML)

Taste & beauty in three dimensions : Paul Mellon and British sculpture, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Conn., 2002, p. [4], no. 8, V 1426 (YCBA)

Angus Trumble, The Marble Bust, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2004, no. 17, V 1304 (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, Sculpture from the Paul Mellon Collection at the British Art Center at Yale, Burlington Magazine, vol. 119, May 1977, p. 351, N1 +B87 Oversize (YCBA)


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