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Creator:
Louis Philippe Boitard, active 1734–1760
Title:

The Earthquake Scare in Piccadilly

Date:
1750
Medium:
Pen, in brown ink, graphite and brown wash on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 10 5/8 × 16 1/2 inches (27 × 41.9 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 7 13/16 × 14 1/8 inches (19.8 × 35.9 cm), and Sheet: 7 1/8 × 13 5/16 inches (18.1 × 33.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.671
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
coaches (carriages) | crowd | earthquake | historical subject | horses (animals) | men | people | women
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | Europe | Greater London | London | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47087
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 11, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

English Drawings and Watercolours from the Mellon Collection, The Times (London), issue no. 56195, December 15, 1964, p. 6, Available online: The Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm: Film An T482 (SML)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, cat. no. 11, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)


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