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Creator:
Sawrey Gilpin, 1733–1807, British
Title:

Book of horse portraits

Date:
ca. 1760
Medium:
Nine portraits in graphite of horses mounted on pages; pen and ink and gray wash drawings of cattle and horses in landscapes on inside of covers; and pen and ink and gray wash drawing of cattle and horses in landscape mounted on loose sheet.
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/2 x 7 3/4in. (14 x 19.7cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Cover bears a label inscribed: "The cows[?] and horses by S. Gilpin R A of circa 1760-the notes by Wm Gilpin, vicar of Boldre my grand father. / J. Bernard Gilpin / Halifax 1880.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Arthur Weyhe
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1998.32.2a-b
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17133
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