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

A Lesson Westward, or, A Morning Visit to Betsy Cole

Date:
1782
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, pen, and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 x 10 inches (33 x 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, in margin, lower right: "Dighton- del"; in brown ink, lower left: "466"; a small part of inscription in ink across the bottom margin remains

Watermarks: Britannia (like Heawood 211) and letters "WC"

Signed in black ink in margin, lower right: "Dighton-del"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.371
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | carriage | cart | courtesan | driving | horse (animal) | man | morning | pigs | teaching
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2012
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