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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
Parisian Street Figures
Date:
1786
Medium:
Gray wash and graphite with pen and brown ink; verso: watercolor on medium, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/4 x 9 7/8 inches (15.9 x 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, left to right, center: "Music Grinders", "a [Danoy and?] Porter", "a Water Carrier"; in gray ink, lower center: "Figures Sketch'd from a Window at Paris 1786---"; in graphite, lower right: ["D3577"?] | "1/6"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.73
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figures | genre subject | instrument | men | musician | street
Associated Places:
Europe | France | Paris
Access:
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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)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5600
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