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Creator:
William Etty, 1787–1849, British
Title:
Self-Portrait
Date:
1823
Medium:
Oil on paper laid down on wood
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches (19.1 x 14 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated verso: "Depinge in Venezia in questo mezze di settembro 1823/Gugleilmo/address[?]William Etty/31 Lombard Street London" [translated; painted in Venice in this month of September 1823]

Inscribed 'VENEZIA' in red, 'Monsieur Etty' and '31 Lombard Street/London' on the letter that the sitter has open before him

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund, and Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2004.2
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
artist | collar | man | painter | paper | portrait | reading | self-portrait
Associated People:
Etty, William (1787–1849), painter
Access:
Not on view
Publications:
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An Exhibition of Paintings by William Etty : Arts Council of Great Britain, Arts Council of Great Britain, London, 1955, no. 12, p. 18, NJ18 Et88 E95 1955 (YCBA)

Dennis Farr, William Etty, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1958, p. 181, NJ18 ET88 F37 (YCBA)

James Hamilton, A Strange Business : A Revolution in Art, Culture, and Commerce in 19th Century London, Pegasus Books, New York, London, 2015, See colored plate section between pp. 178 and 179, unnumbered plate, N8600 .H36 2015 (YCBA)

Leonard Robinson, William Etty : The Life and Art, McFarland & Co., Jefferson, NC, 2007, p. 114, NJ18 Et88 R6 2007 (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v.3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:53749
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