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

Mrs. Abington

Additional Title(s):

Mrs. Abington, Reclining on a Couch

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and gray ink, pen and black ink, and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
7 3/4 × 11 3/4 inches (19.7 × 29.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

watermark: [crown with initials GR]

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.466
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actress | couch | dress (in general) | performance | portrait | portrait | reclining | stage | stripes | theater (discipline) | woman | woman
Associated People:
Abington, Frances (1737–1815), actress
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2107
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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]

Aileen Ribeiro, The art of dress, fashion in England and France 1750 to 1820 , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1995, p. 71-72, pl. 76, GT736 R53 1995 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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