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Creator:
William Alexander, 1767–1816, British
Title:

A Mandarin in his Court Dress

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 × 5 1/2 inches (20.3 × 13.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "Mandarin in his Court Dress - | 5"; on back, upper left: "2432"

watermarks: MAN [letters, J. Whatman (?)]

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.3
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beads | building | Chinese | costume | court dress | figures (illustrations) | man | nobility | pipe (smoking equipment) | robe | smoking (activity)
Associated Places:
Asia | China
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8920
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