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Creator:
Samuel Percy, 1753–1819, Irish
Title:
A Race of Chimney-sweeps on Donkeys
Date:
undated
Medium:
Wax relief
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 20 7/8 x 31 1/2 inches (53 x 80 cm) and Overall: 29 1/2 × 40 1/8 × 7 1/8 inches (74.9 × 101.9 × 18.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2011.2
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
chimney sweeps | donkeys | genre subject | men | mountains | race | tableau (sculpture) | trees | woods
Access:
Not on view
Publications:
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E. G. Elwyn, Samuel Percy's rustic scenes in wax, Connoisseur, vol. 93, no. 393, May 1934, pp. 320-24, N1 C75 + (YCBA)

Ingrid Roscoe, A biographical dictionary of sculptors in Britain, 1660-1851, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2009, pp. 971 & 973, no. 42, NB496 B56 2009 (YCBA) (Wall Shelf 3) Also available in online database (Herts [England] : The Henry Moore Foundation, 2010-) : see Orbis record for link to internet resource

" That Ingenious Artist, Mr Percy ", the wax tableaux of Samuel Percy , Sculpture Journal, vol. 21, 2012, pp. 108-09, 116-17, no. 34, fig.4, AvaiIable online (Orbis) Also available in hard copy at HAAS (NB1 S39)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:63623
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