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Creator:
unknown artist
after John Leech, 1817–1864, British
Title:

The Contented Mind

Part Of:

Collective Title: Eight Drawings of Hunting and Coaching

Date:
ca. 1860
Medium:
Watercolor and pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 × 9 7/8 inches (17.8 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "A CONTENTED MIND | Old Wurzel 'Well Master Charles, so you've been a riding the youn un. How does he go? | Master Charles. 'Oh Splendid! Never carried better in my life. It was his first run and we only | came down Five Times!"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1410
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49934
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