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A Man Wearing a Yellow Coat

Luca Carlevarijs1695/1714

The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum

A study of a man wearing a yellow long coat, opened to reveal a white shirt and ruffled cuffs beneath, breeches with white stockings, a cravat and a black hat. This work is part of an album of fifty-three sketches by Carlevarijs which includes figures he appears to have painted in the open air in preparation for insertion into formal compositions.This figure appears for example in the right foreground of The Molo and the Piazzetta, Looking West now in a private collection.

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  • Title: A Man Wearing a Yellow Coat
  • Creator: Carlevarijs, Luca
  • Date Created: 1695/1714
  • Location: Venice
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 18.7 cm approx., Width: 7.6 cm approx.
  • Provenance: Purchased from the funds of Captain H. B. Murray's bequest.
  • Medium: Oil on canvas mounted on paper

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