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Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827
Covent Garden Market
between 1795 and 1810
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor with pen and red-brown and brown ink, and graphite, with pen and gray line and gray wash on border; verso: watercolor blots and pen and ink lines on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 6 3/16 x 9 9/16 inches (15.7 x 24.3 cm), Mount: 8 1/4 x 11 5/8 inches (21 x 29.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baskets | buildings | bushes | children | crowd | dog (animal) | elderly | genre subject | hats | market (event) | men | parasols | plants | pots | shops | signs, identification | stands (mercantile structures) | trellis | weather vanes | women | youth
Associated Places:
Covent Garden | England | Europe | Greater London | London | United Kingdom
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IIIF Manifest:

Thomas Rowlandson from the Paul Mellon Collection (National Sporting Library and Museum, 2005-04-14 - 2005-06-10) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, April 1977, p. 281, fig. 10, N1 .A54 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 57, 118, no. 122, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA) [YCBA]

The Cunning Eye of Thomas Rowlandson, Apollo, vol.105, no. 182, April 1977, p. 281, fig. 10, N1 A54 05:2 + (YCBA) Also available: N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

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