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Sketch for "Siege of Gibraltar"

A work made of black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on blue laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on blue laid paper.

Date:

1785–89

Artist:

John Singleton Copley
American, 1738-1815

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

John Singleton Copley

Title

Sketch for "Siege of Gibraltar"

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

1785–1789

Medium

Black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on blue laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso, upper center, in graphite: J.S. Copley / Sketch Siege of Gib; upper left, in graphite: 7193 in circle; lower right, in graphite: 24

Dimensions

32.9 × 25.2 cm (13 × 9 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1998.121

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