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

Dr Syntax Meditating on the Tombstones

Additional Title(s):

Dr. Syntax at the Graveyard

Date:
1820
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and red ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 7/16 x 7 7/16 inches (11.3 x 18.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed in pen and red ink, lower left: "T. Rowlandson."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.706
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
children | church | churchyard | genre subject | horse (animal) | landscape | men | mourning | shovel | skulls (skeleton components) | tombstones | urn | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5654
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