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Comus Disguised as a Shepherd (Illustration to Milton's "Comus")

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Provenance

Thomas Butts (1757-1845), England; sold Foster's, June 29, 1853, no. 98; C.J. Strange; B. Quaritch, Boston; acquired 29 April, 1890

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John L. Gardner and George N. Black

about 1815

Catalogue Raisonné

Butlin 528 (2)

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.3 x 12.3 cm (6 x 4 13/16 in. ) Mount: 16.3 x 13.4 cm (6 7/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

90.120

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

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Classifications

Watercolors