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Guess My Name

A work made of brush and gray wash on off-white wove paper, discolored to beige, laid down on off-white wove card with gilt border, laid down on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of brush and gray wash on off-white wove paper, discolored to beige, laid down on off-white wove card with gilt border, laid down on cream laid paper.

Date:

c. 1821

Artist:

Sir David Wilkie
Scottish, 1785–1841

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

David Wilkie

Title

Guess My Name

Place

United Kingdom (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1816–1826

Medium

Brush and gray wash on off-white wove paper, discolored to beige, laid down on off-white wove card with gilt border, laid down on cream laid paper

Dimensions

Primary support: 10.8 × 10 cm (4 5/16 × 3 15/16 in.); Secondary support: 12 × 11.6 cm (4 3/4 × 4 5/8 in.); Tertiary support: 26.7 × 20.3 cm (10 9/16 × 8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ben Elwes Fine Art, London

Reference Number

2007.546

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