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

A Group of Figures

Date:
ca. 1820
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and red-brown and gray ink on medium, slightly textured wove paper mounted on mat board, with gold paper and red and brown ink borders
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 3/8 x 7 5/16 inches (11.1 x 18.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in gray ink, (mounted on matting board) upper left: "Thomas Rowlandson (underlined) | Group of Figures | Collection: Lady Jane Harriet Pleydell Bouverie, | d. of 3rd Earl of [Rednor?]; married | Wm. Ellice, 1847." in upper right: "Accepted by A.P. O[hhe?] as 'containing | [?]ouches which an imitator could scarcely | have equalled', & dated by him c.1820 | see his letter of | 27/11/48."; in center right: "Martin Hardie" (underline); in lower right: "D"

Signed in gray ink, (mounted on matting board) upper left: "Thomas Rowlandson [underlined]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5842
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
canes | dog (animal) | figures | genre subject | groups, social | hats | men | obese | robe | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5790
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