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Creator:
Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British
Title:
Donnybrook Fair
Date:
1788
Medium:
Watercolor with black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 3/8 x 23 1/2 inches (41.6 x 59.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed in black ink, lower right: "FWheatley del | 1788"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6316
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron | baby | barrel | baskets | bellows | bonnet | breeches (trousers) | bridles | buttons | cape | cart | children | coats | cups | dress | fair | foliage | genre subject | hats | hay | horses (animals) | infants | jugs | mantles | men | napkins | pot | reins | saddle | shoes (footwear) | sign | skirt | spoon | sticks | stockings | stocks (neckcloths) | straw | table | tablecloth | tents | vests (main garments) | whip | women | yoke
Associated Places:
Dublin | Éire
Access:
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Publications:
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no.73, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

Jane Fenlon, Irish Fine Art in the Early Modern Period : New Perspectives on Artistic Practice, 1620 - 1820, Newbridge, Country Kildare, Ireland, 2016, p. 161, fig. 06.04, N6787 I75 2016 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, Cat. No. 73, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15334
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