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Creator:
Joshua Cristall, 1768–1847, British
Title:

Seaman Holding a Monkey

Additional Title(s):

Seaman for a Wreck

Date:
1816
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, ceam wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 7/8 x 4 5/8 inches (20 x 11.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "Seaman for a | Wreck."; in graphite, on back, upper center: "29E | x"

signed and dated in brown ink, lower left: "J. Cristall 1816."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.818
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study | illustration | monkey (animal) | scarves (costume accessories) | seaman | seaman | shipwreck | shirt | trousers
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8474
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Christopher Plumb, The Georgian menagerie : exotic animals in eighteenth-century London, I.B. Tauris, London, 2015, p. 45, fig. 1, QL73.G72 L667 2015


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