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Creator:
James Seymour, 1702–1752, British
Title:

Sketches of a Gelding

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen, in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 4 5/8 × 5 3/8 inches (11.7 × 13.7 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 4 3/8 × 4 7/8 inches (11.1 × 12.4 cm), and Sheet: 3 7/8 × 4 5/16 inches (9.8 × 11 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, upper center: "Mr. [Buller?] of Southwark | a [Chefnr?]: Gilding done from | an old Picture with [alteration?]."; inscribed in pen with brown ink, center right: "[Narrow | Cresk?]"; inscribed in pen with black ink, verso, center: "by | J. Seymour"

Collector's mark, lower right: "TEL"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1233
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47050
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