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

Three Clerical Scholars

Additional Title(s):

Three Pillars of the Church

Date:
1789
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and back and gray ink on medium, slightly textured, laid paper, mounted on, thick, slightly textured, beige, wove support
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 15/16 x 11 3/16 inches (22.7 x 28.4 cm) and Mount: 10 15/16 x 13 5/16 inches (27.8 x 33.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, verso, lower center: "Heads of Houses-"

Signed and dated in gray ink, lower right: "Rowlandson 1789"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1374
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caps | clericals | genre subject | men | robes (main garments) | scholars
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6479
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