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

A Grub Street Poet

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Study of Leda and the Swan

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black, gray, and brown ink with gray wash over graphite; verso: graphite on medium, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/4 x 7 1/16 inches (24.8 x 17.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "A Grub Street Poet"; inscribed on verso in graphite, "A Grub St. Poet"; in graphite, upper center: "49"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Rowlandson"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2683
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
genre subject | hat | man | paper (fiber product) | pockets (costume components) | poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5827
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