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Creator:
Michael "Angelo" Rooker, 1746–1801, British
Title:
The Front of a Town House
Date:
1785
Medium:
Watercolor, with pen, in gray ink, black ink and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 × 19 1/4 inches (29.8 × 48.9 cm) and Image: 10 1/8 x 14 1/4 inches (25.7 x 36.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center:"9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9"; upper left: "13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1"; upper right: "13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1"; lower center: "9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9"; lower right: "[?2day] 154"

Watermark: "I Taylor"

Signed in gray ink, lower left: "MR 1785"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1124
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | columns | facade | townhouse
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46455
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