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

The Temptation of Christ

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
5 3/4 x 8 1/8 inches (14.6 x 20.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "27x21 350"; on verso in graphite, lower left: "630A"; lower right: "[...]"

Collector's mark: "G Romney"; collector's mark: "George Romney"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Richardson Dilworth, B.A. 1938
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.257
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
religious and mythological subject | spirits | temptation
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:6658
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Suzanne E. May, " Sublime and infernal reveries " : George Romney and the creation of an eighteenth-century history painter, Thesis (Ph.D.) -- John Moores University, Liverpool, 2007 , British Thesis Service, Boston Spa, Wetherby, April 2007, v. 1, p. 197, v.2, fig. 200, NJ18.R65 M39 2007A OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]


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