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John Frederick Lewis, 1804–1876

Highland Hospitality

Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor, gouache, gum, and graphite with scratching out on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 22 1/8 x 29 7/8 inches (56.2 x 75.9 cm)

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "Highland Hospitality | (IR 146/5"

Signed on verso in graphite lower right: "John F. Lewis"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
dogs (animals) | kilts | men | spinning wheels | women
Associated Places:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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IIIF Manifest:

Paul Mellon's Legacy : A Passion for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-04-18 - 2007-07-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Romantic Watercolor : Exhibition Watercolors & Technique (Yale Center for British Art, 2002-10-10 - 2003-01-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Great Age of British Watercolors c.1750 - 1880 (National Gallery of Art, 1993-05-02 - 1993-07-25) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Great Age of British Watercolors c.1750 - 1880 (Royal Academy of Arts, 1993-01-15 - 1993-07-25) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Works of Splendor and Imagination - The Exhibition Watercolor 1770-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-09-16 - 1981-11-22) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Briony Llewellyn, John Frederick Lewis, Facing Fame, Watts Gallery Trust, Guildford, Surrey, p. 19, fig. 15, NJ18.L5857 L54 2019 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]

Paul Mellon's Legacy : a passion for British art [large print labels], , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 2, N5220 M552 P381 2007 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Emily M. Weeks, Cultures crossed : John Frederick Lewis and the art of orientalism, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 2014, pp. 13, 14, fig. 11, NJ18.L5857 W437 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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