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The dancing faun. Pencil drawing by R. Earlom.

  • Earlom, Richard, 1743-1822.
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1 drawing : pencil, with white highlights on prepared buff paper ; sheet 50.2 x 33.1 cm.

References note

Algernon Graves, The Society of Artists of Great Britain, 1760-1791, the Free Society of Artists, 1761-1783: a complete dictionary of contributors and their work from the foundation of the societies to 1791, London 1907, p. 85 ("Free Society. 1762. 143. The dancing faun. R. Earlome. (Earlom was better known as a fine mezzotint engraver.)")
F. Haskell and N. Penny, Taste and the antique. The lure of classical sculpture 1500-1900, New Haven and London 1981, pp. 205-208, no. 34

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Lettering in pencil on reverse of sheet: R. Earlom


Wellcome Library no. 33004i


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