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Creator:
Joseph Noel Paton, 1821–1901, British
Title:

The Pursuit of Pleasure

Date:
1848
Medium:
Pen and brown ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper mounted on thick, smooth, beige card
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 × 19 7/8 inches (31.8 × 50.5 cm) and Mount: 13 × 20 1/8 inches (33 × 51.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black pallpoint pen, upper left: [ Pa...]; inscribed in blue ballpoint pen, upper left: "19 1/2 x 12 1/4 [of?]"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "Sir Joseph Noel Paton (1821-1901)" encircled; inscribed on verso in blue ballpoint pen, center: "467" encircled; inscribed on verso in blue ballpoint pen, center: "CUT OUT MT." inscribed on verso, center: "Heat Treat"; inscribed on verso in black ballpoint pen, center: "4787" encircled; inscribed on verso, center: <37...>

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower right: "J.N.P | London, May 11th 1848"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1982.9
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:20319
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