[Bookplate] [art original].

Creator:
Kirgate, Thomas, 1734-1810, artist.
Physical Description:
1 drawing : watercolor on wove paper ; sheet 5.6 x 7 cm, mounted to 18.7 x 11 cm
Notes:
Date of production based on artist's death date.
Formerly owned by Thomas Kirgate and E.V. Utterson, with their manuscript notes in the volume and with Utterson's armorial bookplate. Sold by King and LocheĢe, 4 December 1810 (Kirgate Sale), lot 350, to Utterson; later sold at Sotheby's, 27 April 1852 (Utterson Sale), lot 1829. Sold again at Sotheby's, 15 December 1941 (Miscellaneous Sale), lot 140, to Maggs for W.S. Lewis.
Mounted on page g in an extra-illustrated copy of: Walpole, H. Fugitive pieces in verse and prose. [Twickenham] : Printed at Strawberry-Hill, 1758.
Title devised by curator.
Unsigned; attribution to Thomas Kirgate from note in pencil on mounting page: Evidently drawn by his printer Jos.[?] Kirgate.
Abstract:
Small watercolor drawing composed of two images, the bottom of which shows a saracen's head in profile above a banner with the Walpole motto "Fari quae sentiat". The top image shows an armorial shield surmounted by the head of a black man wearing a bandana. Flags and a cannon protrude from the sides of the shield; plant branches extend outward from the pile of dirt at the base of the shield, on which cannon balls and a drum sit.
Topics:
Bookplates.
Coats of arms.
Topics:
Kirgate, Thomas,--1734-1810--Ownership.
Utterson, Edward Vernon,--1775 or 1776-1856--Ownership.
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797.--Fugitive pieces in verse and prose.
Language:
English
Genre:
Watercolors--British--19th century.
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Source Title:
Fugitive pieces in verse and prose.
Call Number:
33 4 Copy 13
Orbis Record:
13756455
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36892
Citation:
Thomas Kirgate, Bookplate. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16704435
PID:
digcoll:4679431