Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British

and / or Mary Smirke, 1779–1853, British

Title:
Studies from Cotton MSS Nero
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, mounted on, thick, smooth, brown, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/8 × 7 1/4 inches (23.2 × 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Cotton MSS | Nero D.I. | Date 13th Century | written by Matth. Paris"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "Bed Pillow"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Spade | Axe"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right: "Pick axe"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, center: "Compasses | Square | 2 feet long"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, center right: "Shrine"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Peridot | Pope"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3540
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29595