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Creator:
Commenced by Sir David Wilkie, 1785–1841, British
Title:

Study for Nelson Sealing the Copenhagen Letter

Former Title(s):

Naval Figures Aboard a Ship

Date:
ca. 1835
Medium:
Pen and brown ink on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/4 × 5 1/4 inches (7 × 13.3 cm) and Frame: 8 1/2 × 10 1/4 × 1 1/2 inches (21.6 × 26 × 3.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite on old mount: "Wilkie RA"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, John F. O'Brien Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2015.12
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study | marine art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:71496
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