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Creator:
Nathaniel Dance RA, 1735–1811, British
Title:

Miss Peagreen's Papa & Mama Walking in the Public Walks at a Bathing Place

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink and watercolor over graphite on medium, moderately textured, laid paper mounted to moderately thick, moderately textured, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 × 7 3/8 inches (22.9 × 18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower edge: "Miss Peagreen's Papa & Mama walking in the | Public walks at a Bathing place"; in graphite, verso, upper edge:" All Ladies in all lands/Have twenty nails, on each hand/Five[?] and twenty on hands & feet, | All this is done without deceit. decei-"; in graphite, verso, same hand, center: "I came into the World without a skin/I go out singing & never am seen."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4996
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
father | fence | genre subject | hats | horticulture | leisure | mother | obese | public bath | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9035
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