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Creator:
Louis Laguerre, 1663–1721, French, active in Britain (from ca. 1684)
Title:
Christ Disputing with the Elders in the Temple
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/8 × 10 inches (14.3 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in Richardardson's hand in pen and brown ink, on mount, lower center: "Laguerre" and in Walpole's hand in pen and brown ink on mount, upper center: "Christ disputing in the Temple"; in graphite on mount, verso: "Coll. of <...> | are in the | Louis Laguerre | B 1663 D172 | purchased at the Strawberry Hill back in 1842"; label attached to upper center of mount: "From the Strawberry Hill Collection"; Hand-writing of Horace Walpole.

watermark: Fleur-de-Lis

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.595
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | dispute | elders | religious and mythological subject | temple
Associated People:
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6081
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