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Creator:
Richard Dadd, 1817–1886, British
Title:
Sketch of Robin Hood
Date:
1852
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/8 x 10 1/8 inches (35.9 x 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, upper right: "Sketch of Robin Hood."; in brown ink, upper right: "Rd Dadd. | 1852."

Signed and dated in brown ink, upper right: "Rd Dadd. | 1852."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6135
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
archer | archery | arrow | bows (weapons) | dog (animal) | feathers | folklore | hats | hero | illustration | leaves | man | sword | trees
Associated People:
Robin Hood
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Richard Dadd Exhibition (Davis & Langdale Co., Inc., 1994-05-03 - 1994-06-03)

Publications:
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Nicholas Tromans, Richard Dadd, the artist and the asylum , Tate Publishing, London, 1911, pp. 120, 121, fig. 66, NJ18 D121 T76 + (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8814
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