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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
Mr. Michell's Picture Gallery, Grove House, Enfield 1817
Date:
1817
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and gray ink and pen and brown ink on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 7/8 x 9 7/16 inches (14.9 x 24 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "Mr. Michells Picture Gallery Grove House Enfield 1817."

Watermark

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: "Rowlandson"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.911
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | doorway | easel | frames (furnishings) | gallery (display space) | genre subject | men | paintings | woman
Associated Places:
Enfield | England | Europe | Greater London | United Kingdom
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18)

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)

The Burlington Fine Art and Antique Dealers' Fair Ltd. (Royal Academy of Arts, 1982-03-12 - 1982-03-21)

British Comic Art 1730 - 1830 (Museum of Art and Archaelogy, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1988-10-14 - 1988-12-04)

Thomas Rowlandson - Pleasures and Pursuits in Georgian England (Block Museum of Art, 2011-01-14 - 2011-03-13)

Thomas Rowlandson - Pleasures and Pursuits in Georgian England (Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, 2011-04-08 - 2011-06-12)

Publications:
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Mathew Thomas Payne, Regarding Thomas Rowlandson, 1757-1827, his life, art & acquaintance , Hogarth Arts, London, 2010, p. 321, Pl. XXX, NJ18 R79 P39 2010 (YCBA)

Patricia Phagan, Thomas Rowlandson, pleasures and pursuits in Georgian England , Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. London, 2011, pp. 148-49, no. 55, NJ18 R79 P53 2011 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5660
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