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Creator:
John Singleton Copley, 1738–1815, American, active in Britain (from 1776)
Title:

Study for 'The Red Cross Knight'

Former Title(s):

Portraits, in the characters of the Red Cross knight, Fidelia and Speranza; vide Spencer's "Fairy Queen," B. i, C 10. [1793, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

Date:
ca. 1793
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
17 x 21 inches (43.2 x 53.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.161
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
armor | chalice | feather | goblet | helmets | knight (landholder) | lamp | light | literary theme | plume | shield | snake | spear | study (visual work) | white | woman | women
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:672
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Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 68-69, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 194 (v.1), no. 373, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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