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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:

The Vicar of Wakefield: The Family Picture

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Graphite Tracing in Reverse of Recto Design

The Family Picture

Date:
1817
Medium:
Pen in gray and red-brown ink and watercolor; verso: graphite on medium, smooth, blued white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches (11.4 x 19.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "T. Rowlandson"; verso, in graphite, lower center:" X"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.24
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cat (domestic cat) | child | dishes | dog (animal) | family | genre subject | men | painter (artist) | painting (visual work) | palette | shelves, hanging | vicar | women
Associated Places:
England | Europe | United Kingdom | Wakefield | Yorkshire
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5548
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Mathew Thomas Payne, Regarding Thomas Rowlandson, 1757-1827, his life, art & acquaintance , Hogarth Arts, London, 2010, pp. 319-20, fig. 135, NJ18 R79 P39 2010 (YCBA)

Aileen Ribeiro, The art of dress, fashion in England and France 1750 to 1820 , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1995, pp. 22-23, pl. 25, GT736 R53 1995 (YCBA)


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