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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
Kitty Overcome
Date:
1821
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and red-brown and brown ink, over graphite, with pen and gray ink and wash line on border on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 7/16 x 7 13/16 inches (13.8 x 19.8 cm) and Mount: 8 1/2 x 11 inches (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower center: "N36 Kitty not to be overcome by the Doctors elocution - her suffers his passions | to overcome his Reason and is caught in the act of taking unwarrantable liberties"; in pen in red brown ink, verso, lower center: "The Doctors Passions overcomes his reason and attempts unwarrant (edge of paper) | Liberties with Kitty"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.324
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cat (domestic cat) | chair | churn | dishes | dog (animal) | door | elderly | genre subject | man | mouse | shelves | steps | Table - mixing | women | youth
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5702
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