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Creator:
Sir David Wilkie, 1785–1841, British
Title:

The Interior of Pitlessie Mill with a Man Sieving Corn

Date:
1818
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches (19 x 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "M board | Narrow antique solid line (touching drawing) [...] | outside 13 1/2 x 20"; on back, lower right: "3 (encircled)"

Signed and dated in brown ink, lower left: "D. Wilkie | 1818"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2709
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agricultural equipment | boys | caps | children | corn | dresses | genre subject | hats | interior | labor | laborers | ladder | machinery | mill | peasants | pulley | rural | sieve | stools | tam-o'-shanter | tools | women | workers | working
Associated Places:
Europe | Fife | Pitlessie | Scotland | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19948
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