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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:

The Picnic

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Scenic Sketch

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and gray and brown ink over graphite; verso: graphite on medium, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper, mounted on moderately thick, sligtly textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 15/16 x 16 7/16 inches (27.8 x 41.8 cm) and Mount: 14 x 19 1/2 inches (35.6 x 49.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower right: "Rowlandson 1798"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.140
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cask | dancing | drinking | drum (musical instrument) | food | genre subject | kissing | landscape | men | picnic area | sitting | uniforms, military | women | youth
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12072
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 27, pl. VI`, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, cat. no. 27, Pl. VI, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)


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