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Creator:
Lewis Vaslet, 1742–1808, British
Title:
The Spoiled Child, Scene II
Date:
ca. 1802
Medium:
Watercolor with black ink and gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/8 x 20 3/8 inches (39.1 x 51.8 cm) and Image: 13 7/16 x 19 1/8 inches (34.1 x 48.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Multiple inscriptions in black ink throughout image; inscribed in black ink, lower center: "Scene 2d. of the Spoil'd Child | Rebellious Child, of Pleasure still the Slave, | Your Father scarce a fortnight in his Grave! | Submit, be still, turn off your irish Beau- | I wont _ and to the ball I vow I'll go."; in graphite, on back of mount, center: "VASLET, LOUIS | The Spoiled Child"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4342
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ball (party) | bed (furniture) | bedroom | birdcage | bonnets | books | bottles | canopy | cats | chairs | death | devil | dog (animal) | fireplace | fishing | genre subject | gesture | girl | gowns | grief | humor | ink bottle | interior | jewelry | jug | laundry | letters | mirrors | mourners | mourning | papers | pointing | potions | quill | reading | satire | stools | tables | tea kettle | undressing | vanity | wardrobe | washbowl | widow | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14168
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