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Creator:
George Chinnery, 1774–1852, British
Title:

A Sailor and His Family

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, graphite, and watercolor on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/8 × 4 1/2 inches (14.3 × 11.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite on separate card: " D 201 George Chinnery 1774 -1852 | Probably a Drawing of Chinnery's early period in Ireland, 1797-1802, before he | went to India. | LGD | Sch. Arts Council, George Chinnery, 1957 Cat No 56. | ? Illustration to Fieldings' 'Amelia !"

Paul Mellon's collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4952
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cat (domestic cat) | children | dog (animal) | family | figure study | fireplace | pipe | sailors
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8400
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