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Creator:
Sawrey Gilpin, 1733–1807, British
Title:

Cartoon for "Gulliver Taking Leave of the Land of Houyhnhms"

Date:
between 1768 and 1769
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 5/16 × 10 11/16 inches (21.1 × 27.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, verso, upper right: "Cartoon of Gulliver leaving | the hounemyns. S. Gilpin RA"

Watermark "IV" whcih may be, as Churchill suggests, the watermark of a medical work publication at AMsterdam, that of Adriaan Rogge, 1760 (see Churchill, W.A.Watermarks on Paper. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger & Co. 1935. 84).

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Arthur Weyhe
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1998.32.6(2)
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23810
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