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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:
Dr Syntax & Dairymaid
Date:
1821
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and red ink and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 8 11/16 x 11 1/4 inches (22.1 x 28.6 cm) and Sheet: 5 5/16 x 7 13/16 inches (13.5 x 19.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower center: "N 35. The Doctor makes strong Love to Kitty over a Bowl of Cream. and endeavours | to enforce his old friend Madam's Doctrine on Plurality of Wives --"; in graphite, on mount, lower right: "10" [encircled]; in graphite, on mount, upper left: "Please mount separately to show part of old mount"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.689
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bucket (vessel) | butter churns | cat (domestic cat) | dairymaids | dishes | doorway | elderly | genre subject | hat | interior | kitchen | man | shelves, hanging | shovel | stairs | Table - mixing | window | woman | youth
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6436
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