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Creator:
Marcellus Laroon the Younger, 1679–1772, British
Title:
Two Children and a dog, called Marcellus and John Laroon
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 9/16 x 7 1/2in. (24.3 x 19.1cm) and Sheet: 10 5/8 × 7 3/4 inches (27 × 19.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center: "Design for ye Picture"; in graphite upper right, encircled: "2"; in pen and black ink traced over graphite, lower center: "Marcellus, and John Lauroon or Laroon sons of Old Lauron or Laroon"; inscribed on verso: "sketch for a picture | No. 2"

Watermark: Fleur-de-lis with monogram: B S/L; Paul Mellon collector's mark; unidentified collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5686
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Bow and arrow | children | dog (animal) | figure study | genre subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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English Portrait Drawings & Miniatures (Yale Center for British Art, 1979-12-05 - 1980-02-17)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6111
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