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Creator:
unknown artist
Formerly attributed to Sir James Thornhill, 1675–1734, British
Title:

Classical Scene: Minerva as the Goddess of Arts and Sciences

Date:
undated
Medium:
Gray wash with black and red chalk and graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to image): 15 3/16 x 11 1/8 inches (38.5 x 28.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Sr Jao Thronill"; in graphite verso, lower left: "[...] 6 [...]0. 48";

unidentified collector's stamp, in black ink, within image, lower left, in semicircle: "TB"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6075
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegory | armor | arts | books | caliper | chair | cloak | columns | drapery | globes | goddess | helmet | lutes | mythology | oval | paintbrushes | painting (visual work) | palette | pillars | plume | putti | quills | religious and mythological subject | ruler | sciences | scroll (information artifact) | spear | temple | trees | viola
Associated People:
Minerva
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15153
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