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Creator George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Title The Three Graces and Fiends Deriding Christ for "The Temptation of Christ"
Alternate Title(s) Verso: Group of Figures (Fake)
Date undated
Medium Graphite; verso: gray wash with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 5 1/2 x 8 1/8 inches (14 x 20.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/
Marks/
Lettering
Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "241"; upper center: "Sept 9 Fortune Telling 1784 | [...]"; lower left: "See also No [...] 73/46 (30)", Collector's mark: "G Romney"; collector's mark: "George Romney"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Richardson Dilworth, B.A. 1938
Accession Number B1979.12.197
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3387847
People Represented or Subject • Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Subject Terms dark | Graces (Charites), generally three in number; 'Gratie' (Ripa) | movement | religious and mythological subject | temptation
Publications

Alex Kidson, George Romney, 1734-1802, National Portrait Gallery, London, 2002, p. 228, no. 143, NJ18 R65 K53 2002 (YCBA)

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