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Creator:
James Ward, 1769–1859, British
Title:

Study for the Oil Painting "The Children of Theophilus Levitt, Esquire."

Date:
1820 to 1830
Medium:
Black chalk and white chalk on medium, slightly texture, brown wove paper mounted moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 inches (13 x 9.5 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 8 5/8 x 7 1/4 inches (21.9 x 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink on verso, center: "Design for Portraits of | the children of | Theophilus [?Levitt] Esq- | [...] at Winchner Park"

Signed in gray ink, lower left: "JW. RA."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5856
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
children | donkey | genre subject | study (visual work)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15192
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