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Creator:
John Thomas Smith, 1766–1833, British
Title:

Studies from the Bust of Samuel Johnson

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and pen and brown ink on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/8 × 4 1/2 inches (14.3 × 11.4 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 6 3/8 × 5 1/8 inches (16.2 × 13 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite: "Drawn by the late J.T. Smith from the | Bust of Johnson | 12022 [circled] | D 2749 | John Thomas Smith 1766-1833 | Studies after Johnson | mounted on paper watermarked 1828/ From Smith's own collection of Johnsoniana | Coll. J.T. Smith; [illeg.]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David Bindman and Frances Carey in Memory of Diana Vincent-Daviss
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.12
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
heads | lips (mouth) | noses | portrait
Associated People:
Samuel Johnson
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4254
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