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

Distress

Additional Title(s):

Distress, a Shipwrecked Crew

Date:
1790 to 1795
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown and red ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/16 x 17 1/16 inches (31 x 43.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1223
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boat | death | marine art | men | meteorology | sail | science | sea | storm | waves (natural events)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6459
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Mathew Thomas Payne, Regarding Thomas Rowlandson, 1757-1827, his life, art & acquaintance , Hogarth Arts, London, 2010, pp. 211-12, fig. 87, NJ18 R79 P39 2010 (YCBA)

Simon Schama, Rowlandson in the Round, TLS, the Times Literary Supplement, Issue no. 3963, March 10, 1978, p. 282, Film S748 (SML) Also available Online in TLS Historical Archive (ORBIS)


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