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Creator:
George Dance RA, 1741–1825, British
Title:

The Collector

Additional Title(s):

Man's Superiority and Dignity

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen, brown ink, brown wash, gray wash, and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/8 x 9 1/2 inches (37.1 x 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Mans Superiority & Dignity assisted | in his efforts to rescue from the depredations of [sic] time | his own head & those of Ancient Emperors Heros | Oracles Gods & Goddesses etc"; in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Et Veteres revocavit Artes"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4238
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ancient | collection | collector | genre subject | man | men | sculpture
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8983
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