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

Disproportioned Horse Drawing

Date:
ca. 1760
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and black ink on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/16 × 13 3/8 inches (20.8 × 34 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "This outline is taken from one by a painer, who was intimately ignorant of the forms of a | horse. When analysed, you discern how totally the weak, shoulder, & all the other parts of it, are | disproportioned."; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "S Gilpin"

Watermark: "GR"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Arthur Weyhe
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1998.32.6(7)
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23815
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