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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
And Henry Wigstead, c.1745–1793, British
Title:

Drury Lane. The School for Scandal

Additional Title(s):

Thalia's Frolick or the Drury Lane Bug'a 'boo!

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and black, gray and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 x 15 3/8 inches (26 x 39.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, upper left: (signage) "ROSE TAVERN"; in brown ink, upper right: (signage on wall) "School for Scandal |--- |--- |---|---|---|---| and | Charles by Mr. Honorble | to | which will be addes | who's the Dupe? | ---|---|---"; in brown ink, center right: (in bubble) "Boo---oo---oo--"; in brown ink, lower right: "Thalia's frolick or the Drury Lane Bug'a'boo!"; in black ink, verso, upper left: "Wigstead"; in brown ink, verso, upper center: "Radishes | New Cheese"; in brown ink, verso, upper right: (numerical computations); in graphite, verso, lower right: "D-1984; in brown ink, verso, center left: (numerical computations)

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5339
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
archways | genre subject | hats | head | men | satire | school | stick | tavern | women
Associated Places:
Covent Garden | Drury Lane | England | Europe | Greater London | London | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6486
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Mathew Thomas Payne, Regarding Thomas Rowlandson, 1757-1827, his life, art & acquaintance , Hogarth Arts, London, 2010, pp. 145-46, fig.61, NJ18 R79 P39 2010 (YCBA)


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