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Study for "The Siege of Gibralter" Running Male Figure (Figure on Cannon in Longboat)

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Provenance

The artist until 1815; his son, John Singleton Copley, Jr., Lord Lyndhurst, until 1863; Lyndhurst Library sale, 26-27 Feb., 1864; to Graves; Weyhe Galleries, NY, about 1929, to Maxim Karolik, Newport for Museum of Fine Arts, Jan. 1939

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts

1785–86

Catalogue Raisonné

Prown, Copley II, fig. 511, p. 499

Dimensions

Sheet: 34.9 x 52.7 cm (13 3/4 x 20 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

39.263

Medium or Technique

Black and white chalk on blue paper, squared in graphite for transfer

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