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Creator:
John Flaxman, 1755–1826, British
Title:

Sheet of Figure Studies for The Odyssey

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Figures and Architectural Drawing

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches (13.3 x 31.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "IR 318"; in graphite, lower right: "153-22=14"

Collector's mark: "Adel"; collector's mark: "DePass Gift"

Signed in brown ink, lower right: "J. Flaxman."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Richard T. Godfrey
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.26
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
adventures of the Greeks after the fall of Troy: the wanderings of Ulysses (Homer, Odyssey) | epic | figures | Greek | nudes | poem | religious and mythological subject | studies (visual works)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7122
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