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Creator:
Robert Dighton, 1752–1814, British
Title:
A Modern Diversion
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: "10;" in black ink, bottom margin, center: "A Modern Diversion"

Watermark: [?"GR" in monogram] (J. Whatman; similar to Heawood 108) (only a slight fragment visible)

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:
B1986.29.80
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cockfighting | crowd | genre subject | interior | men | table
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1725
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