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Study for "The Siege of Gibraltar": Figures Scaling Floating Battery; Cannon

Artist:
John Singleton Copley (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1738–1815 London)
Date:
1785–86
Medium:
Black and red chalk on blue laid paper
Dimensions:
17 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (44.5 x 33.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1960
Accession Number:
60.44.18
Not on view
Inscription: [at upper right in black chalk]: This is drawn by the scale for the / Man with the Ropes in the Gun Boat; [at lower left]: Siege of Gibraltar [Numbered along right edge of figures preparatory to squaring for transfer]; [on verso]: E.B. Jupp
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