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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    18th - early 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gillray, James, born 1757 - died 1815 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn with the pen in black and red ink

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.769

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 27, box A

Physical description

One of six sketches made for the caricature Connoisseurs examining a collection of George Morland's; The entire composition. The pictures on the wall merely sketched in; Drawn with the pen in black and red ink; With numerous notes.

Place of Origin

England (probably, drawn)

Date

18th - early 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Gillray, James, born 1757 - died 1815 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn with the pen in black and red ink

Marks and inscriptions

With numerous notes.

Dimensions

Height: 19 in, Width: 11.5 in

Object history note

This is one of six sketches made for the caricature Connoisseurs examining a collection of George Morland's, where portraits of Angerstein, Mitchell, Caleb, Whitefoord, G. Baker, and Mortimer, are introduced (see Wright and Evans's Catalogue, No. 551). With numerous notes, and among them about a dozen suggestions for the title: An Admirer of Rembrandt; Struck with a grand effect, etc.

Descriptive line

Gillray, James; One of six sketches made for the caricature 'Connoisseurs examining a collection of George Morland's'; The entire composition; Drawn with the pen in black and red ink; With numerous notes; Drawn in black chalk, squared for copying, and corrected in red ink; With notes in reference to the title; English School; 18th - early 19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Paper; Ink; Red ink

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Men

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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