Letter to Rev. Richard Burney with drawing of Colossal Head from British Museum Courtyard
- Watercolor, pen and black and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 6 1/2 × 8 1/4 inches (16.5 × 21 cm)
Inscribed in black ink, upper right: "See Bebgone. | Page 184. | The sketch on | This paper was | made in The | front court of | The Brit. Museum | while the dol of. | Sal head stood | There, irrevious | to its removal | into the house." Inscribed in brown ink, center: "THe Rev_ Richard Burney"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Abel Cary Thomas, B.A. 1905
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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- Subject Terms:
- figure study
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Edward Francis Burney, 1760–1848, British, Letter to Rev. Richard Burney with drawing of Colossal Head from British Museum Courtyard, undated
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