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Creator:
Sir Frederick William Burton, 1816–1900, Irish
Title:

Dreams

Date:
ca. 1861
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, graphite and gum arabic on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 × 12 inches (20.3 × 30.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed in monogram, center, right: "F.W.B."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1980.37
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed (furniture) | figures (representations) | flower (plant) | girl | pillows
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:20250
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Frederic William Burton : Ireland’s Favourite Painter, London’s Director (National Gallery of Ireland, 2017-10-24 - 2018-01-14) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Artist as Narrator - Nineteenth Century Narrative Art in England and France (Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 2005-09-08 - 2005-12-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Works of Splendor and Imagination - The Exhibition Watercolor 1770-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-09-16 - 1981-11-22) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, p. 24, no. 75, fig. 14, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Claire Crowley, Frederic William Burton, For the Love of Art, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, p. 59, cat. 120, fig. 44, NJ18.B9695 A12 2017 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]

Aidan Dunne, The Forgotten Artist Behind Ireland’s Favourite Painting, , Irish Times, October 28, 2017, https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/art-and-design/the-forgotten-artist-behind-ireland-s-favourite-painting-1.3267220?mode=amp [Website]

Peter Murray, Victorian Enchantment, Irish Arts Review, vol. 29, no. 4, Winter, 2012, p. 119-11, 112, V 2451 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, p. 24, no. 75, fig. 14, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]


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