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Creator:
John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
Title:
He Goeth after Her straightway as an Ox Goeth to the Slaughter (Proverbs, Chapter VII, Verse 22)
Date:
ca. 1780
Medium:
Graphite, black chalk, white chalk, and red chalk with gray ground on thick, textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 x 10 1/8in. (35.6 x 25.7cm) and Sheet: 14 1/8 × 10 1/4 inches (35.9 × 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "He goeth after Her straightway as an Ox goeth to the Slaughter | or a fool to the correction of the stocks Proverbs C7 V22"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.481
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:2122
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