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Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British

A Book Auction

Additional Title(s):

The Auction Room

Verso: Graphite Sketches of Figures

between 1810 and 1815
Watercolor and graphite with pen and brown ink and pen and gray ink on medium, slightly textured, blued white wove paper
Sheet: 6 x 9 13/16 inches (15.2 x 24.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
auction | auctioneer | benches, meeting house | books | bookshelves | dog (animal) | genre subject | hats | men | standing | world map
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British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 279, 281, fig. 7, 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 +]

Madeleine Pelling, Lives Laid Bare, Celebrity, Death and the Georgian Auction, https://www.historytoday.com/madeleine-pelling/lives-laid-bare-celebrity-death-and-georgian-auction , History Today, February 27, 2018, Avaliable Online

The Cunning Eye of Thomas Rowlandson, Apollo, vol.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 279, 281, fig. 7, N1 A54 05:2 + (YCBA) Also available: N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)

Margaret Willes, Reading matters, five centuries of discovering books , Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., London, 2008, p. 128, fig. 42, Z987.5.G7 W55X 2008 (LSF)

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