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Creator:
James Bruce, 1730–1794, British
Title:

Man Playing a Harp

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/8 × 5 5/8 inches (18.7 × 14.3 cm) and Mount: 11 3/8 × 9 1/4 inches (28.9 × 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Paintings in Fresco in the great Sepulchre | at Thebes | Supposed to be the Tomb of Osimandyas"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8706
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
genre subject | harps (chordophones) | man | playing (music) | strings (chordophone components)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15617
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