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Creator:
Mauritius Lowe, 1746–1793, British
Title:

An Allegory on the Plight of the Artist

Date:
between 1772 and 1790
Medium:
Pen and black ink, gray wash, brown wash, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches (23.5 x 34.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink lower left to lower right: "Detraction thro a false medium showing Majesty the picture of Vice, Display'd by | Falshood & Envy, to Conceal the acts of Virtue - "

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5693
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
columns | kings | mediums | men | orbs | Pyramids | sculptures | statues | visions | whips | women
Associated People:
demons
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14955
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