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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:

Travelling in France

Additional Title(s):

Rowlandson and Wigstead travelling in France

Date:
between 1785 and 1789
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gray ink, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/16 x 17 1/2 inches (28.7 x 44.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen in gray ink, center right: "LION DARGEANT | ICI ON DONNE BONNE | A MANGER PAR | S. MAIGRE [?] TRAITEUR"; inscribed in pen in gray ink, cener left: "POSTE ROYALE"; inscribed in pen in gray ink, lower right: "DE PAR | LE ROY"; inscribed in graphite, lower right (on mount): "French Travelling"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "No Ref"

Paul Mellon Collectors stapm on verso

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1134
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | carriages | crutches | curtains | gates | genre subject | horses (animals) | men | paper (fiber product) | parasol | piglets | pigs | reins | riding crops | signs | travel | trees | wheels | windows | women | writing (processes)
Associated Places:
Europe | France
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47360
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