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

The Maniac

Additional Title(s):

The Maniac, or Visiting Papa in Bedlam

Date:
1787
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 7 13/16 x 8 13/16 inches (19.8 x 22.4 cm) and Sheet: 6 13/16 x 7 13/16 inches (17.3 x 19.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen in gray ink, lower left: "Rowlandson 178[7?]"; verso, in graphite, center:"(TG 70/3/27/425) | (PM6110) | Rowlandson, Thomas | The Maniac (Visiting Papa | in Bedlam)"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.924
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
asylum | children | genre subject | man | medicine | mental illness | nude in art | science | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5627
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