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Creator:
Sir William Beechey, 1753–1839, British
Title:
Reverend Dr. Charles Symmons
Date:
1794
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 30 3/8 x 25 1/4 inches (77.2 x 64.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated, lower left: "W Beechy Pinxit | 1794"

Inscribed, lower left: "Rev Doc [??] | [?] Symmons"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.6
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
clergyman | costume | curtain | man | poet | portrait
Associated People:
Symmons, Charles (1749–1826), poet and biographer
Access:
Not on view
Publications:
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R. D. Harley, Field's Manuscripts, Early 19th century colour samples and fading the sts. , Vol. 24, No. 2, 1979, pp. 75-84, N8560 S82 (YCBA) Availalbe online on JSTOR.

William Roberts, Sir William Beechey, R. A., Duckworth and Co., New York; London, 1907, pp. 44, 46, 81, NJ18 B375 R63 (YCBA)

Ol'ga Speranskaja, Portret getmana platova, Istorija odnoj nahodki [ le portrait de l'hetman platov Histoire d'une trouvaille ] , Pinakoteka, no. 5, 1998, p. 44-47, Not Available at Yale

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:250
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