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Creator:
Robert Dighton, 1752–1814, British
Title:

Modern Exercise

Part Of:

Collective Title: Twelve Illustrations to Contemporary Life and Diversions

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 5/8 × 10 7/8 inches (16.8 × 27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, within bottom margin, right: "Dighton-del"; in brown ink, within top margin, right: "9"; in black ink, within bottom margin, center: "Modern Exercise;" in graphite, within right margin, top: "no hills or Rock"

Watermark: "GR" in monogram (J. Whatman; similar to Heawood 108)

Signed in pen and black ink, within bottom margin, right: "Dighton- del"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.79
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ball | bowling | genre subject | men | sporting art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1724
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