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

Man Wearing a Burnoose and Carrying a Spear

Former Title(s):

sketch of a man wearing a burnoose and carrying a spear

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 × 8 3/4 inches (29.2 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, upper center: "The stripes in the burnoose should be pale red & not black the strings hanging down on both sides from his turban should be longer & more in quantity this figure else has little to alter but to be a little reduced in size like the woman or a little taller"; some calculations in pen and brown ink, center right

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8749
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15718
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