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

A Summer Idyll

Additional Title(s):

A College Green with a Group of Damsels and Young Gentleman in Foreground, a Flock of Sheep and a Chapel in the Distance

Date:
between 1810 and 1815
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink and pen and gray ink over graphite on thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/8 x 10 15/16 inches (21.3 x 27.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "The College Green"; in graphite, verso, lower right: "No 6"; in graphite, verso, upper right: "u | (underline) 41 | (underline 216 | "6/4-"

watermarks: -o-

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.123
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
building | dog (animal) | feathers | flute | genre subject | landscape | men | reading | resting | sheep | sitting | summer | trees | women | youth
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6498
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