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Creator:
Francis Sartorius, 1734–1804, British
Title:
`Sketches of Mares and Foals' - an illustrated letter addressed to J. S. Barry, Esq., and dated Aug. 11, 1800
Date:
1800
Medium:
Pen and black ink on thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 5/16 x 12 1/2in. (38.9 x 31.8cm) and Sheet: 15 3/4 × 12 5/8 inches (40 × 32.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink: "Sir--I beg pardon for sending such a Dirty piece of paper your goodness I [...] will excuse it. [continued]"

Signed and dated in pen and black ink: "Francis Sartorius | Belmont, Aug. 11, 1800"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1993.30.116
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4108
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