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Creator:
Samuel Collings, active 1784–1795, British
Title:

An Ampitheatrical Version of the Fall of Bastille

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink and gray wash on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 3/4 × 9 inches (17.1 × 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand, in pen and black ink, upper right: "Standard | of | Liberty; center left: "Truce"; center: "This Is | A Drawbridge"; center left:"No | Bastile"; center left: "D-N you | what Do You | Want"; LCR: [....] | [.....] can asure | since his return from | Paris that this [......] | Bastile is the most |exactest of any | [......].

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1613
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actors | genre subject | soldiers | stage | theatre
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8159
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