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Creator:
George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Title:

Howard Visiting a Prison

Date:
between 1749 and 1802
Medium:
Black ink with watercolor over graphite on moderately thick moderately textured white laid paper
Dimensions:
14 1/4 x 21 inches (36.2 x 53.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Artist's Mark, upper right

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Richardson Dilworth, B.A. 1938
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.665
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baby | bodies | children | correctional institution | historical subject | jail | nursing | prison | sublime | tortured
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6795
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Suzanne E. May, " Sublime and infernal reveries " : George Romney and the creation of an eighteenth-century history painter, Thesis (Ph.D.) -- John Moores University, Liverpool, 2007 , British Thesis Service, Boston Spa, Wetherby, April 2007, v. 1, p. 112, v. 2, fig. 103, NJ18.R65 M39 2007A OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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