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Creator:
John Scarlett Davis, 1804–1845, British
Title:
Self Portrait (?)
Date:
ca. 1824
Medium:
Graphite and gray wash and brown ink on medium, slightly texured, gray wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/8 × 7 3/4 inches (24.4 × 19.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso, in pen and brown ink, lower left: "J Scarlet Davis; in faint graphite, upper center: "Scarlet Davis."

Collector's: On verso, fraction of collector's stamp (Lugt 1405a): Sir Bruce S. Ingram (b. 1877) http://www.marquesdecollections.fr/detail.cfm/marque/7679/total/1

Signed on verso, in pen and brown ink, lower left: "J Scarlet Davis; in faint graphite, upper center: "Scarlet Davis."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.246
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
man | moustache | portrait | self-portrait
Associated People:
Davis, John Scarlett (1804–1845), painter
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Seeing Double : Portraits, Copies and Exhibitions in 1820s London (Yale Center for British Art, 2010-06-24 - 2010-09-19)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9408
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