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Creator:
Lewis Vaslet, 1742–1808, British
Title:

The Spoiled Child, Scene IV

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Spoiled Child

Date:
ca. 1802
Medium:
Watercolor with black ink and gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/2 × 19 1/8 inches (39.4 × 48.6 cm) and Image: 13 5/8 × 18 5/8 inches (34.6 × 47.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Multiple inscriptions in black ink throughout image; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Scene 4th"; in black ink, lower center: "Oh Conscience, arm'd with more than mortal pow'r | To raise the dead and vex the midnight hour, | Fearless, to meet the ambusht Wolf I dare, | But thy terrifick Visions_who can bear?!"; in graphite, on mount, lower right: "L VASLET 88"; on back, center: "VASLET, LEWIS | The Spoiled Child, Scene IV | one of a set of six"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4344
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed (furniture) | bedroom | blood | bust | candle | canopy | cat (domestic cat) | chairs | coat | cupboard | daughter | door | dress | drug | embrace | fear | genre subject | gesture | humor | ink bottle | interior | knapsack | letters | love | lovers | man | miniature (painting) | morality | mother | night | nightgown | pitcher | quill | romance | satire | sex | sword | tables | top hat | window | wolf | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14170
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