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Creator:
Thomas Uwins, 1782–1857, British
Title:

Gil Blas Practicing Medicine Under Dr. Sangrado

Part Of:

Collective Title: L'Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane

Date:
between 1820 and 1822
Medium:
Brown wash with brown pen and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper, laid in contemporary mount made of moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 17 3/8 x 20 1/2 inches (44.2 x 52 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 13 5/8 x 17 1/8 inches (34.6 x 43.5 cm), and Sheet (cropped to image): 12 7/8 x 16 1/2 inches (32.7 x 41.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on mount, lower left: "T. UWINS."; on mount, lower center: "Gil Blas while practicing medicine under Dr. Sangrado | encounters Dr Cuchillo at the bedside of the Grocer"; on mount, lower right: ""Le petit médecin me dit en souriant d'un air plein de malice: | vous croyez que ces remédes lui sauveront la vie?" | Gil Blas"; in graphite, on mount, lower right: "100"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4336
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed | bedroom | cane | canopy | chairs | cloaks | coats | curtains | death | drapery | dress | eyeglasses | gesture | humor | illness | interior | L'Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane (1715-1735) | literary theme | medicine | men | physicians | picaresque novel | satire | science | women
Associated People:
characters
Gil Blas
Dr. Sangrado
Dr. Cuchillo
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14162
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