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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
The Opera Singers
Date:
between 1790 and 1795
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and black ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/2 x 4 11/16 inches (14 x 11.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.917
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bracelet (jewelry) | feathers | genre subject | necklace | opera (discipline) | pearls | sheet music | singing | women
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)

Art and Music in Britain: Four Encounters, 1730-1900 (Yale Center for British Art, 2006-10-05 - 2006-12-31)

Publications:
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Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, pp. 16, 19, V 1699 (YCBA)

Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 (exhibition and label text) , New Haven, 2006, [p. 47], V 1699:1 (YCBA)

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 282-3, fig. 17, 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, pp. 282-3, fig. 17, 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:5666
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