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Creator:
George Chinnery, 1774–1852, British
Title:
John Lyon
Date:
1812
Medium:
Gouache, watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Frame: 8 x 6 7/8 x 5/8 inches (20.3 x 17.5 x 1.6 cm) and Sheet: 4 5/8 x 3 7/8 inches (11.7 x 9.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in graphite lower: "G.C. | 1812"; inscribed on back of frame in pen and brown ink lower center: "John Lyon | born 1788-died 1858 unmarried | (eldest son of David Lyon Esq. of | Portland Place and Jamaica) | Portrait by Cosway | WFHL."

Signed in graphite lower right: "G.C."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.2.8
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors-Miniatures
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | man | portrait
Associated People:
Lyon, John (1788-1858), eldest son of David Lyon Esq.
Access:
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Publications:
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Patrick Noon, English Portrait Drawings & Miniatures, Yale Center for British Art, 1979, no. 185, NC772 N66+ (Wall Shelf) (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8288
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