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Creator:
Isaac Weld, 1774–1856, Irish
Title:

Studies of Roman Saddles

Additional Title(s):

Verso: figure studies

Date:
ca. 1818
Medium:
Graphite and pen and brown ink on thin, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/8 × 10 1/16 inches (21.3 × 25.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Roman saddle - the fire peak | rising high above hind part | skirt very short - stirrup turning | on a swivel - just large enough | for toe. - Breast plate broad | with large [...]" (extensively inscribed across lower end of sheet on recto; inscribed in graphite, on verso, extensively across entire sheet.)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2969
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Grand Tour | miscellaneous | Roman | saddles | still life | studies
Associated Places:
Rome
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41720
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