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On display at V&A South Kensington
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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; The entire composition. The copy ready for transferring to the copper. The pictures against the wall distinctly made out; Drawn with the pen and washed with Indian ink, squared for copying; With interesting notes, Poor Corregio died wretched, and Morland etc.


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Materials and Techniques
drawn with the pen and washed with Indian ink, squared for copying
Brief Description
Gillray, James; One of six sketches made for the caricature 'Connoisseurs examining a collection of George Morland's'; The entire composition; The pictures against the wall distinctly made out; Drawn with the pen and washed with Indian ink, squared for copying; With interesting notes; English School; 18th - early 19th century.
Physical Description
One of six sketches made for the caricature Connoisseurs examining a collection of George Morland's; The entire composition. The copy ready for transferring to the copper. The pictures against the wall distinctly made out; Drawn with the pen and washed with Indian ink, squared for copying; With interesting notes, Poor Corregio died wretched, and Morland etc.
Dimensions
  • Height: 19in
  • Width: 12.8in
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
With interesting notes, Poor Corregio died wretched, and Morland etc.
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.770

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record createdNovember 5, 2009
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