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Creator:
Robert Dighton, 1752–1814, British
Robert Dighton Jr., 1786–1865
Title:

Sir Alexander Hood, Bart.

Date:
ca. 1810
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gouache, and graphite on thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 11/16 × 17 3/16 inches (52.5 × 43.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Sir Alexander Hood Bt. | in his Oxford Gentleman Commoners Costume, by Deighton [...]"; inscribed in pen, with brown ink, verso, upper left: "The Head of thie drawing of [...] Hood Bt | by Deighton [...] the great caricaturist. the | figure, dress, is, by his son---"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6150
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7758
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