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Creator:
John Downman, 1750–1824, British
Title:

Robert, Duke of Normandy, in Prison

Former Title(s):

Duke Robert. Vide reign of King Henry the 1st. [1779, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

Date:
1779
Medium:
Oil on copper on copper
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 9 1/16 x 7 1/2 inches (23 x 19.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed, lower left: "J. Downman | 1779"

Signed and dated, lower left: "J. Downman | 1779"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.26.1
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
armor | blind | correctional institution | costume | duke | historical subject | interior | king (person) | man | portrait | prison | sword
Associated People:
Robert [called Robert Curthose], duke of Normandy (b. in or after 1050, d. 1134), prince and crusader
Access:
On view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:475
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Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 88-89, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)


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