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Creator:
Sir David Wilkie, 1785–1841, British
Title:
The Dragoman of Mr. Moore, English Consul at Beyrout
Date:
1841
Medium:
Graphite, black chalk and watercolor with gouache on moderately thick, slightly textured, gray wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches (45.1 x 29.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in brown ink, lower right: "D Wilkie fl Beyrout Feby. 10th 1841"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1360
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
braiding | consul | costume | dragoman | figure study | slippers | sword | turban | uniform
Associated Places:
Asia | Bayrut | Beirut | Lebanon
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Sharjah Art Museum, 2009-02-18 - 2009-04-30)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Pera Museum, 2008-09-26 - 2009-01-11)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Tate Britain, 2008-06-04 - 2008-08-31)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-02-07 - 2008-04-28)

Publications:
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The lure of the East, British orientalist painting, 1830-1925 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p. 16, V 1879 (YCBA)

The lure of the east : British Orientalist painting: wall labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p. [21], V 2577 (YCBA) V 2577

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46397
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