image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public DomainYale Center for British Art
image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public DomainYale Center for British Art

The Collector

George Dance, the younger

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Title

The Collector

Description

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Mans Superiority & Dignity assisted | in his efforts to rescue from the depredations of [sic] time | his own head & those of Ancient Emperors Heros | Oracles Gods & Goddesses etc"; in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Et Veteres revocavit Artes"
Alternative Title: Man's Superiority and Dignity
Medium: Pen, brown ink, brown wash, gray wash, and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper

Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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