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Creator:
Richard Cosway, 1742–1821, British
Title:
Cupid Overpowering a Satyr
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on thin, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches (27.6 x 16.5 cm) and Mount: 14 1/2 x 11 1/8 inches (36.8 x 28.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, upper left: "<18/>"; on mount, upper right: "33" on mount, lower right: "66"; on back, lower left: "G A"; in graphite, lower left: "4962"; on back, lower right: "Richard Cosway: Allegorical Scene"

watermark on mount: J Whatman

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.24.5
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angels | arrows | boy | cherubs | dagger | hooves (animal components) | men | mythology | nude | putti | quiver | religious and mythological subject | satyr | wings
Associated People:
Cupid
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7090
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