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Creator:
Sir David Wilkie, 1785–1841, British
Title:
Shopping in the Rows, Chester
Date:
1837
Medium:
Watercolor with brown wash and brown ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper, mounted on thick, slightly textured, beige card
Dimensions:
Mount: 7 1/2 x 9 3/8 inches (19.1 x 23.8 cm) and Sheet: 7 × 8 3/4 inches (17.8 × 22.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in blue and green ink, on sheet attached to mat, lower center: "D 1880 | Sir David Wilkie RA. 1785-1841. | Shopping in the Rows, Chester. 1837. | Exh: South London Art Gallery, 1951, Cat No 77. | LGD"; in gray ink, on sheet attached to mount, lower right: "Sir David Wilkie | Chester 19th Septr 1837"

Signed in brown ink, lower right: "D Wilkie Chester 19th Septb | 1837"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5189
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figures | genre subject | market (event) | men | merchants | shopping | shops | tables | vendors | violin | walkways | women
Associated Places:
Cheshire | Chester | Chester Rows | England | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14685
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