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Creator:
Richard Parkes Bonington, 1802–1828, British
Title:

The Use of Tears

Additional Title(s):

Le Billet Doux

Date:
1827
Medium:
Watercolor and white gouache over graphite on thick, smooth card
Dimensions:
9 x 7 inches (22.9 x 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in pen and brown ink lower center: "R. P. Bonington del. 1827"

Collector's mark:"Coutan Hauguet Schubent Miouet Collection"

Signed in pen and brown ink lower center: "R. P. Bonington del. 1827"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.18
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed | cat (domestic cat) | chair | genre subject | letter | tears | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4966
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