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Creator:
John Flaxman, 1755–1826, British
Title:

Study for a Monument to the Reverend John Clowes

Date:
ca. 1820
Medium:
Gray ink with brown wash and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 x 10 3/8 inches (19.1 x 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "No 37"; in gray ink, upper center: I | V | II | VI | III | VII | IV | VIII | IX | X | Holy Bible"; in graphite, lower left: "This is Dedicated < . . .> "; in graphite lower left: "Grandsire"; in graphite, lower center: "Bible beside Mr. Clowes | Guardian Angel"; in graphite, lower right [encircled]: "58"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Gold against dwg. scarce | opens mount | blue top"; in graphite lower center: "C.A. Tulk has this"; in graphite, lower right: "D26724 | no 3."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1182
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Bible | books | children | clergy | families | figure study | gowns | men | monument | priest | robes | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9556
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