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Creator:
Robert Dighton, 1752–1814, British
Title:

Fives played at the Tennis court Leicester Fields

Additional Title(s):

Games played in and around London

Date:
ca. 1784
Medium:
Pen and black ink and brown ink and watercolor
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 x 8in. (15.2 x 20.3cm) and Frame: 7 11/16 × 9 1/4 × 5/16 inches (19.6 × 23.5 × 0.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and ink, lower center: "Fives played at the Tennis Court Leicester Fields, " (first three words crossed out : "The Game of"); label on the back of the frame giving the artist name, title, medium, dimensions and states "John Basket (Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York | Dec. 4) 1975 | The Property of the estate of the late Mrs. Chas. | E. Dunlap (sold by order of the executors), Sotheby | Parke Bernet, N.Y., 12/4/75 (342 with other five)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2014.5.50
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
courts, tennis USE tennis+courts (built works) | fives | games | genre subject | leisure | sporting art | tennis
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Leicester | Leicestershire | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54352
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