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Creator:
Michael "Angelo" Rooker, 1746–1801, British
Title:
Preliminary Study for "A Game of Bowls on the Bowling Green Outside the Bunch of Grapes Inn, Hurst, Berkshire"
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 15/16 × 12 7/16 inches (22.7 × 31.6 cm) and Image: 8 5/8 × 12 1/8 inches (21.9 × 30.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark: "J Watman | 1794"

Signed in pen with brown ink, lower left: "Rooker"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1127
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | benches | bowls | buildings | castle | fence | green | inn | study (visual work) | trees
Associated Places:
Berkshire | England | Europe | Hurst | St. Nicholas Hurst | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47433
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