Sir James Thornhill

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Sir James Thornhill
1675-1734
Battle of the Centaurs and Lapiths with an Assembly of the Gods in the Clouds Above
Pen and brown ink with brown and gray washes, over lead, on paper.
17 7/8 x 11 inches (454 x 279 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.
1957.11
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Watermark: Fleur-de-lis above shield with bend (Heawood 89), shield with diagonal stripes. Strasbourg bend.

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P. & D.Colnaghi and Co., London.
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Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 172.
Adams, Frederick B., Jr., comp. Ninth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1958 & 1959. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1959, p. 99.

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