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Creator:
Joshua Cristall, 1768–1847, British
Title:

Girl in a Brown Dress

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 13/16 x 5 1/8 inches (22.4 x 13 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper center: "Powell / Laua(?) beige / gold / 11 x 16 portrait"; on back, center: "Joshua Cristall OWCS. | 1767-1847 | R W. S. 1816 + 1819 and again 1821 to 183[remainder cropped off] | Same artist who suffers in public estimation | [portion cropped off] fact that he is represented in public galleries | [portion cropped off] laboured and highly finished work | [portion cropped off] far less aesthetically satisfying than | [portion cropped off] sketches"; on back, lower center: "Iolo A. Williams | "Early English Watercolours" | page 219"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.45
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron | back | dress | figure study | girl | leaning | resting | standing | thoughtful | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1690
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