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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
The Family of Children
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and red-brown ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 5/16 x 7 1/4 inches (11 x 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen in red-brown ink, lower left: "ANY COMMANDS TODAY or Death paying a charitable Visit"; in graphite, verso: "48 | 96"; in graphite, verso, upper center: "14 | 3 | (line) | 42 | 6 | (line) | 48"

watermark: partial, unidentifiable watermark - the numeral "1"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.340
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegory | chairs | children | crib | curtains | dogs (animals) | doorway | family | family room | fireplace | genre subject | kettle | man | mirror | reading | skeleton | table (support furniture) | toys (recreational artifacts) | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5715
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