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

The Spoiled Child, Scene V

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 5/8 inches (39.4 × 49.8 cm) and Image: 13 5/8 × 18 7/8 inches (34.6 × 47.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Multiple inscriptions in black ink throughout image; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Scene V"; in black ink, lower center: "Inhuman Whetch, where's now thy faith and truth? | To take advantage of my tender youth, | While on your knees you vow'd my spouse to be, | And swore 'twas PARADISE to nest with me!"; in graphite, on mount, lower right: "L VASLET 87"; on back of mount, center: "VASLET, LEWIS | The Spoiled Child, Scene V | one of a set of six"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4345
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron | armed forces | ass (donkey) | birdcage | bonnet | boy | broken | bust | cat (domestic cat) | cheating | children | disaster | dog (animal) | dresses | family | fireplace | fruits | genre subject | gesture | girl | humor | ink bottle | interior | knife | letters (correspondence) | lovers | lute | miniature (painting) | oranges | paint | paintings | pendant | portraits | quill | revenge | satire | sex | sheet music | smiling | sword | table | tankards | tricornes | uniform | wine
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14171
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Kathryn James, English Paleography and Manuscript Culture, 1500-1800, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New Haven, p. 131, fig. 164, Z115.E5 J36 2020+ (YCBA)


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