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Creator:
David Allan, 1744–1796, British, born in Scotland
Title:
Costume Study
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and pen and black ink on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 × 9 1/2 inches (19.1 × 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed top left in pen and ink: "Wenchan G[...]"; top center in pen and ink: "Bravo Veneto"; top right in pen and ink: "[...] Veneto"; center left in pen and ink: "giov. Veneto | 1500"; center in pen and ink: "Bravo Veneto | 1500, Gio. Veneto | 1500"; center right in pen and ink " Biscaina, Spain | 1500"; center right in pen and ink: "from Tehrano [..]ses Pub. Veneto 1672"; bottom left in pen and ink: "Inglish noble 1500"; "Girll Ing."; bottom center in pen and ink: "Inglish M[...] | 1500"; "Inglish Noble. | 1500"; bottom right in pen and ink: "Inglish youth |1500"; bottom right in artist's hand in graphite: "David Allan"

Signed in artist's hand bottom right in graphite: "David Allan"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of William Drummond
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1991.13.1
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
costume | figures (representations)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3123
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