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Creator:
Richard Cosway, 1742–1821, British
Title:
The Deposition
Date:
undated
Medium:
Black ink, gray ink, graphite and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 13 3/4 x 11 3/8 inches (34.9 x 28.9 cm) and Sheet: 9 x 7 inches (22.9 x 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "22"; on mount, lower center: "R Cosway"; on back of mount, lower right: "The Deposition"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.24.6
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apostles | disciples | flags | horses (animals) | lamentation over the dead Christ by his relatives and friends (Christ usually without crown of thorns) | lanterns (lighting devices) | pennants | religious and mythological subject | robes | sandals | soldiers | standards
Associated People:
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Mary
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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William Blake - His Art & Times (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-09-15 - 1982-11-14)

William Blake - His Art & Times (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1982-12-03 - 1983-02-06)

Richard and Maria Cosway - Regency Artists of Taste and Fashion (National Portrait Gallery, 1996-11-17 - 1996-02-18)

Richard and Maria Cosway - Regency Artists of Taste and Fashion (Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1995-08-11 - 1995-10-29)

Publications:
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Stephen Lloyd, Richard & Maria Cosway: regency artists of taste and fashion, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, p. 81, cat. 174, NJ18 C7985 L56 1995 (LC)+ Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7091
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