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Creator:
James Seymour, 1702–1752, British
Title:
Hind Legs and Tail of a Horse
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen, in brown ink, and graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, thick, smooth, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 10 3/4 × 9 1/8 inches (27.3 × 23.2 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 8 3/16 × 7 1/4 inches (20.8 × 18.4 cm), and Sheet: 7 5/8 × 6 11/16 inches (19.4 × 17 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, upper left: "+ + reddis Edges | ^ | Greyish | lightish brown"; inscribed in pen with brown ink, center left: "a small sta[?] higher a little than in the Draft | & a frleshy colur'd strip Lower D | whitish Fleshy | Tail high & Handsome"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1212
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:47071
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