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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
The Mausoleum
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and red-brown ink and pen and gray brown ink, over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 x 8 11/16 inches (12.7 x 22.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper center: "The Mausoleum" | (with pen in brown ink), "Your Hobbled Dad is just gone home | And now we look for joys to come."

Signed in pen and dark gray ink over graphite, lower right: "Rowlandson"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.336
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegory | bones (material) | carriage | death | dog (animal) | doorway | feather | genre subject | hats | horse (animal) | lady | mausoleum | men | skeleton | skull (skeleton component) | trees | wheels
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5711
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