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Creator:
Jacques-Laurent Agasse, 1767–1849, Swiss, active in Britain (from 1800)
Title:

Studies of a Fox, a Barn Owl, a Peahen, and the Head of a Young Man

Former Title(s):

Studies of a Fox, a Barn Owl, a Peahen and a Young Man's Head

Date:
ca. 1815
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 19 1/2 x 18 5/8 inches (49.5 x 47.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed in black paint, lower right: "J.L.A."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.16
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
animal art | figure study | fox (animal) | study (visual work)
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40721
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Jessica David, Jacques Laurent Agasse (1767-1849), An investigation of his painting practice and an overview of his career , British Art Journal, Vol. XII, Autumn 2011, p. 49, fig. 7, N6761 + B74 12:2 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 32 (v.1), no. 108, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 184 (v.1), no. 351, pl. 10, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Sotheby's sale catalogue : Catalogue of fine paintings and drawings of the English school : 30 November 1960, Sotheby's, London, November 30, 1960, p. 38, no. 158, Auction catalogues (YCBA)

Malcolm Warner, The Paul Mellon Bequest : treasures of a lifetime, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2001, p. 33, N5247 M385 P28 2001 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 1 (v.1{), no. 1, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)


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