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

The Spoiled Child, Scene VI

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 × 19 5/8 inches (38.1 × 49.8 cm) and Image: 13 × 18 7/8 inches (33 × 48 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Multiple inscriptions throughout image, including upper center, in left oval: "Psalm 51 | Have Mercy on | Me O GOD | After The Great | GOODNESS | S. T."; in right oval: "FOR I | Confessing Fault | And My SIN | IS EVER | BEFORE ME | S. T."; in black ink, lower center: "The Spoil'd CHILD Scene VI. | From hence let proud rebellious Children know | What ills from fillial disobediene How, | And let fond parents hence due warning take, | And make the Rod co'partner with the cake. | Finis"; in graphite, on mount, lower right: "L VASLET 86"; on back of mount, center: "VASLET, LEWIS | The Spoiled Child, Scene VI | one of a set of six"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4346
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
alcohol | apron | bonnets | bottles | canvas | chairs | dog (animal) | dove | dresses | easel | fire | fireplace | genre subject | gesture | grief | historical subject | humor | interior | kerchiefs | letters | lightning | marine art | men | meteorology | mob caps | paintings | peace | potions | quill | reading | satire | science | serpent | servants | ships | sin | storm | tablecloth | tables | tea kettle | teacups | the serpent tries to persuade Eve to take some of the fruit (usually an apple) | top hat | veil | volcano | watches | weeping | women | writing (processes)
Associated People:
Eve
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14172
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