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Creator:
Richard Dadd, 1817–1886, British
Title:
Sketch to Illustrate the Passions: Treachery
Date:
1853
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/8 x 10 1/8 inches (36.5 x 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "Sketch to illustrate the Passions | Treachery."; in brown ink, lower left: "by Rich.d Dadd-- | Bethlem Hospital London. 1853."

Signed and dated in brown ink, lower left: "by Rich.d Dadd-- | Bethlem Hospital London. 1853."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9735
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beards | Christianity | costume | illustration | men | Passion of Christ | religious and mythological subject | robes | stairs | study (visual work)
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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British Drawings (Davis & Langdale Co.) (Davis & Langdale Co., Inc., 1985-05-01 - 1985-05-31)

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. 97, 114, 115, 117-18, 121-22, fig. 62, NJ18 D121 T76 + (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8817
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