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Creator:
Sawrey Gilpin, 1733–1807, British
Title:

Head of a Lion

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper, mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 9/16 × 8 15/16 inches (19.2 × 22.7 cm) and Mount: 13 3/16 × 10 3/8 inches (33.5 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower left: "31"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "S Gilpin"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2857
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7604
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