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Creator:
John Smart, 1741–1811, British
Title:

Portrait of Mrs. Wilks of Madras

Date:
1793
Medium:
Graphite and brown wash on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 × 6 3/8 inches (17.8 × 16.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: "Mrs. Wilks of Madras"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "G. 153"

Watermark: J Whatman

Signed and dated in graphite, lower right: "JS | 1793"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.939
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bodice | gown | hat | plumes | portrait | ribbons (costume accessories) | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7906
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