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Creator:
Thomas Heaphy, 1775–1835, British
Title:
Inattention
Date:
1808
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and ink, sponging, and gum over graphite on wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 3/8 x 19 3/4 inches (64.5 x 50.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower left: "T. Heaphy 1808"

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink: "Inattention by Ths Heaphy | bought by Viscount Kinnaird out of the Bond Street Exhibition | 1808"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.175
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
birdcage | door | genre subject | house | man | reading | stick | women
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Works of Splendor and Imagination - The Exhibition Watercolor 1770-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-09-16 - 1981-11-22)

Paul Mellon's Legacy : A Passion for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-04-18 - 2007-07-29)

Publications:
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John Gage, J.M.W. Turner: "a wonderful range of mind", Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 146, fig. 220, NJ18 T85 G36 (LC) (YCBA)

David H. Solkin, Art in Britain 1660-1815, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2015, p. 286, fig. 288, N6766 S65 2015 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10438
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