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

Sketch to Illustrate the Passions: Suspense or Expectation

Additional Title(s):

Sketch for the Passions: Suspense or Expectation

Part Of:

Collective Title: Sketches for the Passions

Date:
1855
Medium:
Watercolor, gray ink, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/8 x 10 1/4 inches (35.9 x 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: "-Sketch to illustrate the Passions. Suspense. or Expectation."; in black ink, lower left: "by. Richard Dadd. Bethlehem Hospital London _ June 2nd 1855. __ ."

Signed and dated in black ink, lower left: "by. Richard Dadd. Bethlehem Hospital London _ June 2nd 1855. __ ."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2006
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
barrel | boys | buildings | cannon (artillery) | children | climbing | cloth doll | genre subject | girls | houses | illustration | leisure | mischief | rocking horse | self-portrait | study (visual work) | toys
Associated People:
Dadd, Richard (1817–1886), painter
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8822
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