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Creator:
Thomas Sibson, 1817–1844, British
Title:
The Love Match, No. 1
Date:
undated
Medium:
Black chalk on medium, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/16 × 9 7/16 inches (31 × 24 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black chalk, lower center: "the "love Match" No. I. | "I would rather have a dry crust with you, than | all Earthy luxuery with another." | That all very fine, Sir- but will you marry me?"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Transfer from the Yale University Library and the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.867
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19512
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