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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:

The Hedger and Ditcher

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and red-brown ink over graphite; verso: blue watercolor blot on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/2 x 4 9/16 inches (16.5 x 11.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and red-brown ink, lower left: "The Hedger and Ditcher"

Paul Mellon collector's mark; SCIPIO stamp, [Lugt 2274a]

Signed in pen and red-brown ink, lower right: "T Rowlandson"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5125
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
genre subject | horse (animal) | men | shovel | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5763
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Penelope McElwee, The non-representation of the agricultural labourers in 18th and 19th century English paintings : an exploration into the artistic conventions followed by the aristocracy and landowning classes in representations of the agricultural labourers ..., Newcastle upon Tyne, 2016, pp. 74-75, 112-13, fig. 6-1, NX650.L32 M34 2016 (YCBA)


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