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Creator:
Richard Westall, 1765–1836, British
Title:

Jonah Cast Into the Sea (Jonah 1:15)

Part Of:

Collective Title: Illustrations of the Bible

Date:
before 1835
Medium:
Graphite on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches (13.7 x 8.6 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches (18.4 x 13.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscription on back of mount: upper left: No 572 | 13 | Richard Westall. R.A. 1765 - 1836. | Illustrate Bible. Center: "Fairfax Murray Collection"

signed in graphite, upper right: "R.W"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.12.3
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boat | fish | illustration | men | meteorology | Old Testament | religious and mythological subject | robes | science | sea | ship | storm | the sailors reluctantly throw the prophet Jonah into the sea | waves (natural events) | whale
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21514
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