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Creator:
John Flaxman, 1755–1826, British
Title:
To Phoebus at His Birth, From Aeschylus, Furies
Date:
undated
Medium:
Brown ink and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/8 × 9 inches (18.1 × 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right: "No.2 | Flaxman"; in pen and brown ink, lower left: "T."

Watermark: Similar to Heawood 2774 (Horn)) Ruse & Turners/1837), with only partial letters: Ruse & Tu

Signed in pen and brown ink, upper right: "Flaxman"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1185
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angels | baby | children | infants | literary theme | mother | religious and mythological subject | robes | tragedy | urn | vase | women
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Noble Simplicity and Silent Greatness - Neoclassical Art from 1700 - 1900 (Yale University Art Gallery, 1991-04-26 - 1991-09-29)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9558
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