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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
Comforts of Bath: The Concert
Date:
1798
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and gray and black ink on medium, slightly textured, blued white wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 5 1/2 x 8 1/8 inches (14 x 20.6 cm) and Sheet: 4 13/16 x 7 3/8 inches (12.2 x 18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso, upper right: (on contemporary mount), [illegible script that has been cut midway across].

Watermark: similar to Heawood 104, 105, and 1849

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.51
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
audience | chairs | chandelier | concert | feathers | genre subject | hats | men | ribbons | singer | women
Associated Places:
Bath | Bath and Northeast Somerset | England | Europe | Somerset | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Rowlandson Drawings from the Paul Mellon Collection (Royal Academy of Arts, 1978-03-04 - 1978-05-28)

Rowlandson Drawings from the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-11-16 - 1978-01-15)

Thomas Rowlandson (Art Services Int'l) (The Frick Collection, 1990-02-10 - 1990-04-08)

Thomas Rowlandson (Art Services Int'l) (The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1990-06-23 - 1990-08-05)

Thomas Rowlandson (Art Services Int'l) (The Frick Art Museum, 1990-04-21 - 1990-06-03)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2007-07-11 - 2007-09-30)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-06-09 - 2008-08-17)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (The State Hermitage Museum, 2007-10-23 - 2008-01-13)

Publications:
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British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 281, 283, fig. 16, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]

The Cunning Eye of Thomas Rowlandson, Apollo, vol.105,no. 182, April 1977, pp. 281, 283, fig. 18, N1 A54 05:2 + (YCBA) Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5572
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