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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:
Sheet: 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 | children | correctional institution | historical subject | jail | nursing | prison | sublime | tortured
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6795
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Robert Hoozee, British vision : observation and imagination in British art, 1750-1950, , Mercatorfonds Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels , Ghent, 2007, p. 338, no. 225, fig. 225, N6767 B78 2007 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

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)

Smith College Museum of Art, The drawings of George Romney ; an exhibition held from May to September 1962 at the Smith College Museum of Art , Northampton, Mass., Northampton, MA, 1962, cat. no. 80, pl. XXXVI, NJ18 R65 S46


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