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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:

The Actresses Dressing Room at Drury Lane

Date:
between 1800 and 1810
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and red-brown and gray ink, over graphite on medium, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
7 3/8 x 6 inches (18.7 x 15.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen in gray ink, lower center: "Actresses Dressing Room at Drury Lane"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "No Ref."

Paul Mellon collector's mark; partial watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.192
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actresses | dresses | dressing room | drinking | Feathers | food | genre subject | mirror | vanity
Associated Places:
Covent Garden | Drury Lane | England | Europe | Greater London | London | United Kingdom | Westminster
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1835
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Rowlandson Drawings from the Paul Mellon Collection (Royal Academy of Arts, 1978-03-04 - 1978-05-28) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Rowlandson Drawings from the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-11-16 - 1978-01-15) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 282, 284, fig. 20, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +] [YCBA]

The Cunning Eye of Thomas Rowlandson, Apollo, vol.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 282, 284, fig. 20, N1 A54 05:2 + (YCBA) Also available: N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA) [YCBA]


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