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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
The Elopement
Date:
1792
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and gray and black ink, over graphite on medium, slightly textured, white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 13/16 x 8 inches (27.5 x 20.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower left: "Rowlandson. 1792"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.346
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
balcony | blue | boarding school | boots | church | coach (carriage) | doorway | dress (in general) | genre subject | hats | luggage | man | pink (color) | red | ribbon | sheet (bed covering) | soldier | stockings | sword | uniform | wheels | woman | youth
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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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)

Publications:
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John T. Hayes, Rowlandson : watercolours and drawings, Phaidon, London, 1972, pp. 53, 156, 157, no. 92, pl. 92, NJ18 R79 H39 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 278-9, fig. 3, 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. 278-9, fig. 3, 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:5719
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