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Creator:
Robert Dighton, 1752–1814, British
Title:
Foot Ball played at Market Place, Barnet
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: " Foot Ball played at Market Place Barnet."; 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, New York, 12/4/75 (342 with other | five)"

Lettered center left within image: "Post Office"; center left : "Ne[at?] Post Chatse." | 1765 | Wm. Broughton"; center: " Inn | Neu[g?]"; center right: "Assembly House | Connor"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2014.5.51
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
assembly hall | football | games | genre subject | leisure | market (building) | marketplace | post office | soccer | sporting art
Associated Places:
Barnet | Barnet | England | Europe | London | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54353
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