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Creator:
Sawrey Gilpin, 1733–1807, British
Title:
Book of four portraits of the Duke of Cumberland's brood mares
Date:
1760
Medium:
Four drawings in watercolor (brown and gray washes) over pencil mounted on the pages
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 x 7 1/2in. (12.7 x 19.1cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Label on the cover inscribed: "These four exceedingly beautiful sketches of four brood mares belonging to Wm Duke of Cumberland (victor of Culloden) by Sawry Gilpin RA were given to me by my father 1844. I have placed his name on the back of each. / J. Bernard Gilpin / Halifax N.S. 1760

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Arthur Weyhe
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1998.32.8(3)
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23807
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