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

Gil Blas, While Practising Medicine under Dr. Sangrado, Encounters Dr. Cuchillo at the Bedside of the Grocer

Part Of:

Collective Title: L'Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane

Date:
between 1820 and 1822
Medium:
Brown wash and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 x 15 1/2 inches (33 x 39.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "J. Cristall"

signed in brown ink, on old mat: "Joshua Cristall"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4314
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed | boots | breeches (trousers) | caps (headgear) | chairs | coats | illness | illustration | L'Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane (1715-1735) | literary theme | men | pelerines | picaresque novel | pillows | sheets (bed coverings) | stockings | stools | women
Associated People:
Gil Blas
Dr. Cuchillo
Dr. Sangrado
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8480
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