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Creator:
Peter Paillou the younger, active 1757–1831, British
Title:

A Capuchin

Date:
undated
Medium:
Gouache on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 × 15 1/8 inches (54.9 × 38.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and gray ink, lower left: "6/[?]5 | R"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "D2342/ P. Paillou of 1753-1778 | Inscription in the artist's hand. | c 1750-55. Capuchin (Cebus apella) | LGD | P. Paillou was the father of the | miniturist of that name. | b. Basil Long, British Miniaturists, Vol II. p325 | I have seen drawings by Paillou in this | series dated 1753 & 1754"; lower right: <575>; in pen and brown ink, lower right: [...]; lower right: [44(?)]; lower center: "m"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5482
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | monkey (animal) | perch
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14896
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