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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
A Village Scene with Girls Spinning
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen in gray and black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/8 x 18 7/8 inches (34 x 47.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in gray ink, verso, lower left: "Village Scene in Cornwall [Dev](crossed out) E E.", in graphite and brown red ink, lower center: "[?} of Rowlandson"; in graphite, lower right: "D.1384"; in brown ink, center right: "42 | 30 | 9 (underline) | 81 | 5 (underline) | 86 | 14 (underline) | 100 | 26 (underline) | 60 | 14 (underline) | 14 | 4 - 4 | 39"; in graphite, lower right: "This one to be laid down flat"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.138
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | cat (domestic cat) | children | dogs (animals) | genre subject | girls | men | piglets | pigs | spinning (textile process) | spinning wheels | village | windows | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5618
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