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Creator:
James Ward, 1769–1859, British
Title:

The Beggar's Oak, Bagot's Park, Aug. 12th, 1820 (A Celebrated Ancient Tree on Lord Bagot's Blithfield Hall Estate in Staffordshire)

Date:
1820
Medium:
Graphite and black and white chalk on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 5/8 x 22 3/4 inches (34.6 x 57.8 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 16 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches (42.5 x 64.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Beggar's Oak | Bagot's Park. Augt. 12th. 1820~ JWD. RA"

Signed in black ink, lower left: "JWD. RA"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1993.30.119
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beggar | landscape | oak | park (grounds) | tree
Associated Places:
England | Staffordshire | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4111
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