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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
The Gaming Table
Date:
1801
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown and gray ink, over graphite on moderately thick, moderatedly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 7/8 x 9 1/2 inches (14.9 x 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in pen and ink, lower left: "Rowlandson 1801"

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "[...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.912
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
chairs | chips, gambling | gambling | gambling chips | gaming table | genre subject | hats | interior | men | money | room
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)

Publications:
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Jane Austen, Pride and prejudice, an annotated edition , Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 2010, p. 339, PR4034 P7X 2010 + (SML)

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, p. 280, fig. 9, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]

The Cunning Eye of Thomas Rowlandson, Apollo, vol.105,no. 182, April 1977, p. 280, fig. 9, N1 A54 05:2 + (YCBA) Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5661
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