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

A Mother and Two Children

Date:
1786
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige, laid paper, mounded on very thick, moderatelly textured, beige, cartridge paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 × 10 5/8 inches (29.5 × 27 cm) and Mount: 16 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches (41.9 x 38.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in pen with brown ink, lower right: " B. West 1786"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5471
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bonnet | children | curtain | mother | portrait | window | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14892
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