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Creator:
Richard Dadd, 1817–1886, British
Title:

The Music Lesson or the Governess: a Sketch

Date:
1855
Medium:
Watercolor and black ink with gouache on moderately thick, rough, blue wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/8 × 7 inches (25.7 × 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in gray ink, upper right: "The Music Lesson of the Governess."; within image, on piano: "BROADWOOD & CO."

Signed and dated in gray ink, upper right: "A Sketch by | Richard Dadd. 1855."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2575
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
braids | genre subject | gowns | music | piano | sheet music | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8820
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Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 (exhibition and label text) , New Haven, 2006, [p. 50], V 1699:1 (YCBA)

Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, pp. 16,20, V 1699 (YCBA)


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