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Portrait of John Saxby

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Description

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left to upper right: "John Saxby Labourer in Sir Thos. Lee's | garden and clerk of Hartell parish | 1730 and after | by Mortimer"; in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Found at Hartwell, Buckinghamshire. | January 1846.", Paul Mellon collector's mark; watermark: Pro Patria (Similar to Heawood 3709).
Medium: Brown wash and pen and brown ink
Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Location

Hartwell, Buckinghamshire, England

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