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Creator:
Richard Cosway, 1742–1821, British
Title:
Christ Blessing Little Children
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite, red chalk and pen and gray ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 x 6 1/2 inches (20.3 x 16.5 cm) and Mount: 13 3/4 x 11 3/8 inches (34.9 x 28.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower center: "R Cosway"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.24.8
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
babies | blessing | children | Christ blessing children brought by their mothers, usually with some disciples disapprovingly looking on (Matthew 19:13-15; Mark 10:13-16; Luke 18:15-17) | infants | man | mothers | religious and mythological subject | women
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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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. 73, cat. 173, NJ18 C7985 L56 1995 (LC)+ Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7093
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