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Creator:
Rev. William Gilpin, 1724–1804, British
Title:

The Artist's Bookplate and Pen Inscription from a Drawing Album

Date:
between 1745 and 1748
Medium:
Etching (bookplate) with pen and brown ink (attached inscription) on thin, slightly textured, white wove paper (bookplate) and thin, moderately textured, cream laid paper (attached inscription)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/4 x 2 5/16 inches (8.3 x 5.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, within image (bookplate), upper center: "30"; within image (attached inscription), lower center: "drawings | between | 1748 c 1748"

Lettered in black ink, within image (bookplate), center, in banner: "William Gilpin"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2011
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | boar | bookplate | frontispiece (illustration)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7632
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