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Creator:
Edward Francis Burney, 1760–1848, British
Title:
Letter to Rev. Richard Burney with drawing of Colossal Head from British Museum Courtyard
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/2 × 8 1/4 inches (16.5 × 21 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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"

Watermark: "1812"

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:
B1979.12.1022
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19515
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