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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
Cat Like Courtship
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and gray ink, pen and red-brown ink, gray wash, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper mounted on thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/8 × 7 3/4 inches (24.4 × 19.7 cm) and Mount: 11 5/8 × 9 3/4 inches (29.5 × 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and gray ink; lower left: "CAT LIKE COURTSHIP"; in pen and gray ink, lower right: "T. Rowlandson"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.467
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cats (domestic cats) | courtship | dress (in general) | genre subject | man | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Thomas Rowlandson - Pleasures and Pursuits in Georgian England (Block Museum of Art, 2011-01-14 - 2011-03-13)

Thomas Rowlandson - Pleasures and Pursuits in Georgian England (Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, 2011-04-08 - 2011-06-12)

Publications:
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Patricia Phagan, Thomas Rowlandson, pleasures and pursuits in Georgian England , Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. London, 2011, p. 171, no. 69, NJ18 R79 P53 2011 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2108
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