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Creator:
Studio of Antonio Verrio, ca. 1639–1707, Italian, active in Britain
Title:
James II Receiving the Mathematical Scholars of Christ's Hospital
Date:
undated
Medium:
Gouache, watercolor, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper mounted on canvas and nailed to wooden strainer
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/16 × 92 3/4 inches (45.9 × 235.6 cm) and Frame: 25 x 101 inches (63.5 x 256.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image in gouache, upper center: "SOLIT AVI MAL | Y PENSE HONI | DIEV ET MON DROIT"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6307
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
historical subject | portrait
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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English Portrait Drawings & Miniatures (Yale Center for British Art, 1979-12-05 - 1980-02-17)

Crown Pictorial - Art and the British Monarchy (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-12-05 - 1991-02-17)

Samuel Pepys and the Stuart Age (National Maritime Museum, 2015-11-20 - 2016-03-28)

Publications:
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Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, p. 30, no. 41, N8219 K5 C76 1990 (YCBA)

Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy : Exhibition Labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, pp. 16-17, no. 41, N8219 K5 C761 1990 (YCBA)

Maragarette Lincoln, Samuel Pepys : plague, fire, revolution, Thames & Hudson, Farnborough, 2015, pp. 226-227, no. 130, DA447.P4 L55 2015 (YCBA)

David H. Solkin, Art in Britain 1660-1815, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2015, pp. 37-39, fig, 37, N6766 S65 2015 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15304
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