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A Head Keeper, Windsor Castle, 1826

John Frederick Lewis1826

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art


  • Title: A Head Keeper, Windsor Castle, 1826
  • Date Created: 1826
  • Location Created: Turkey
  • Subject: man, top hat, cloak, guns, whistle, figure study, genre subject
  • Physical Dimensions: w21 x h28.6 cm
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Signed in artist's hand, in graphite, bottom right: "J.F.L. Oct. 12 1826".
  • Inscription: Marks: Collector's mark in black ink upper right: "SCIPIO" (partially enclosed in oval); Paul Mellon collector's mark on back center
  • Inscription: Inscribed on back in graphite lower right: "3111"
  • Artist: John Frederick Lewis
  • Type: genre subject
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1665362
  • Medium: Black chalk, red chalk, conté, graphite and white chalk on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper


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