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

Sketches of a Hare, Horse, Stag, Man and Woman

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen, in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 1/4 × 9 11/16 inches (28.6 × 24.6 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 10 5/16 × 8 9/16 inches (26.2 × 21.7 cm), and Sheet: 9 13/16 × 8 1/16 inches (24.9 × 20.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, upper center: "The best Manners is to give the least trouble | & not to be too Ceremonious"; inscribed in pen with brown ink, center right: "[illegible?]"inscribed in pen with brown ink, verso, lower left: "6:8 | 6:8 | 13:4; inscribed in pen with brown ink, verso, center left: "13:10:0 | 9:16:0 | 3:13:4 | 9:16:0 | 13:10:0; inscribed in pen with brown ink, verso, center left: :13:10 | 9:; inscribed in pen with brown ink, verso, upper left: "13:4 | 9:18:8"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1182
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | figure study | genre subject | horse (animal) | man | profile (orthographic drawing) | sketches | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47410
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