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Creator:
George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Title:

A Mother with Her Child in Her Arms Flying upon the Ramparts of a City in Flames

Additional Title(s):

Lady Hamilton as "Andromache" Escaping from the Burning of Troy; The Fire

Date:
undated
Medium:
Brown ink and brown wash on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/2 x 16 inches (49.5 x 40.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, lower right: "From the sale of | Mrs. Romney 1844"; in graphite, lower right: "Romney (Geo) | Lady Hamilton as "Andromache" | escaping from the Burning of Troy"

Collector's mark: T E Lewinsky

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6258
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baby | child | children | city | dress | figure study | fire | flames | horse (animal) | kerchief | man | mother | ramparts | smoke | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5743
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