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

Dr O'Meara Preaching

Additional Title(s):

Dr. O'Meary Preaching

Dr. O'Meara giving his sermon. ch 1809

Date:
1809
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite with pen and dark gray ink on medium, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/8 x 2 7/8 inches (10.5 x 7.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and gray ink, upper center: "Doctor O Meary wishing to be made | a Bishop applied to Mrs. Clarke in | hopes her influence with the Duke of York - | to obtain leave to preach before Royalty - | his Sermon was well | received, but unfortunately | for him his Name beginning with the Letter O - | stopt his preferment -", in pen and gray ink, lower left: "1809 March", in ink lower right "TEL" stamp, in graphite, verso, center left: "Rowlandson"; in graphite, verso, center: "x6", in graphite, verso, lower leftl: [numbers and symbols]

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.70
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
male | papers | portrait | robe | wig
Associated People:
O'Meara, Barry Edward (b. in or after 1770?, d. 1836)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5597
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Mathew Thomas Payne, Regarding Thomas Rowlandson, 1757-1827, his life, art & acquaintance , Hogarth Arts, London, 2010, p. 279, fig. 117, NJ18 R79 P39 2010 (YCBA)


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