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Creator:
Charles Williams, active 1796–1830, British
Formerly attributed to James Gillray, 1757–1815, British
Title:

The Union Club

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Men Training Bears

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/4 x 16 7/16 inches (31.1 x 41.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Gillray, The Union Club | 4 (encircled)"; on back, lower left: "£21 | Puld(?)"; on back lower right: "M6 (encircled) | 25 x 19 on false margin | Blue overmount, lines [...] gold"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1525
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
alcohol | bears | bottles | celebration | chairs | clock | club (association) | drunk | feast | food | genre subject | humor | men | muzzles | party | satire | sleeping | table | tamers | taming | throwing | tricornes
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13006
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