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

Dr. Syntax Bound to a Tree by Highwaymen

Date:
1820
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown and red ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches (13.3 x 18.4 cm) and Mount: 8 3/8 x 10 5/8 inches (21.3 x 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower center: "Doctor Syntax, Bound to a tree by Highwaymen. | Original drawing for Syntax tour. Vol I. p. 14. | Doctor Syntax | Bound to a tree by Highwaymen."; in graphite, on mount, lower right: "12"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.692
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baskets | dog (animal) | genre subject | man | road | trees | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5640
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