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Creator:
Denis Dighton, 1792–1827, British
Title:
Caricature of a French military officer
Date:
1812
Medium:
Watercolor, pen, and black ink on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches (31.8 x 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: "D. Dighton. 1812"; in graphite, on original mount (?) (a piece of thick wove paper in an envelope): "A [?]Jurze de Lord of Celorico"

T.E. Lewinsky collector's stamp

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: "D. Dighton. 1812"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6008
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | French | helmet | soldier | sword | uniform
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7756
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