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Creator:
James McNeill Whistler, 1834–1903, American, active in Britain (from 1859)
Title:

Minotaur

Additional Title(s):

Caricature of G. F. Watts as a Minotaur

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on medium, smooth, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 × 6 5/8 inches (22.5 × 16.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Watts"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "DG7"; center: "this sketch is the subject | of Watts famous picture."; lower left: "P | 83-11"; lower center: "Minotaur painted by G. F. Watts after reading about White Slave traffic in London | By J. M. WHISTLER (Minotaur by Watts)"; lower right: "15."

Signed in graphite with artist's butterfly emblem, center left and lower right; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of Joseph F. McCrindle, Yale LLB 1948
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2009.9.105
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | mythology
Associated People:
Minotaur
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:61555
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Chloe Ward, The drawings of G.F. Watts, Watts Gallery Trust, London, 2016, pp. 83-84, 1100, fig. 89, NJ18.W35 W37 2016 (YCBA)


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