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Creator:
Peter DeWint, 1784–1849, British
Title:
Threshing Corn
Date:
ca. 1830
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, rough, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/8 x 17 5/8 inches (28.9 x 44.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in graphite upper left: "Hay Threshing"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1366
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agriculture | carts | clouds | corn | farm | genre subject | grain | industrialization | laborers | landscape | men | pollution | smoke | steam engine | wagons
Access:
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Publications:
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Penelope McElwee, The non-representation of the agricultural labourers in 18th and 19th century English paintings : an exploration into the artistic conventions followed by the aristocracy and landowning classes in representations of the agricultural labourers ..., Newcastle upon Tyne, 2016, pp. 128-29, fig. 10-2, NX650.L32 M34 2016 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46447
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