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Drawing

18th - early 19th century (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; Drawn in black chalk and pen, squared for transferring to the copper.


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Materials and Techniques
drawn in black chalk and pen, squared for transferring to the copper
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; Drawn in black chalk and pen, squared for transferring to the copper; 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; Drawn in black chalk and pen, squared for transferring to the copper.
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.8in
  • Width: 7.3in
Style
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.766

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record createdNovember 5, 2009
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