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Creator:
John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
Title:
William Curtis (1746-1799), Entomologist and Botanist
Date:
ca. 1787
Medium:
Pastel and gouache on moderately thick, moderately textured wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 5/8 × 10 5/8 inches (21.9 × 27 cm) and Frame: 13 1/2 × 15 1/2 × 2 1/2 inches (34.3 × 39.4 × 6.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image in black chalk, center: "BOT"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Given by Lowell Libson in honor of Mrs. Rachel Lambert Mellon and the Oak Spring Garden Library
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2013.6
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
books | botanist | entomologist | portrait
Associated People:
Curtis, William (1746–1799), botanist and entomologist
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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A Decade of Gifts and Acquisitions (Yale Center for British Art, 2017-06-01 - 2017-08-13)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:66894
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