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On display at V&A South Kensington
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Drawing

1807 (drawn)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

One of six sketches made for the caricature Connoisseurs examining a collection of George Morland's; Same figure as in DYCE.765, said to be John Julius Angerstein, drawing a curtain from over the picture he is looking at; Drawn in black chalk, squared for copying, and corrected in red ink; With notes in reference to the title etc.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
drawn in black chalk, squared for copying, and corrected in red ink
Brief Description
Gillray, James; One of six sketches made for the caricature 'Connoisseurs examining a collection of George Morland's'; A man, said to be John Julius Angerstein, drawing a curtain from over the picture he is looking at; 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.
Physical Description
One of six sketches made for the caricature Connoisseurs examining a collection of George Morland's; Same figure as in DYCE.765, said to be John Julius Angerstein, drawing a curtain from over the picture he is looking at; Drawn in black chalk, squared for copying, and corrected in red ink; With notes in reference to the title etc.
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.9in
  • Width: 7.2in
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
With notes in reference to the title.
Credit line
Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce
Object history
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.
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Associated Objects
Bibliographic Reference
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.
Collection
Accession Number
DYCE.768

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