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Creator:
Charles Johnson Payne "Snaffles", 1884–1967, British
Title:

"Settn 'em Alight", "Are you Ready?", "Go", and "Heaven be with You"

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, black chalk, graphite, gouache, and white gouache on moderately thick, slightly textured, gray, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/16 × 14 3/16 inches (21.4 × 36 cm) and Image: 7 7/8 × 13 3/4 inches (20 × 34.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, on mount, lower left: "SETTIN 'EM ALIGHT."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, on mount, lower right: "Are you ready? Go! and heaven up with you."

Signed, in black chalk, lower right: "Snaffles"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1096
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46189
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