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Creator:
Samuel Alken, 1756–1815, British
Title:

P. Wilkinson Esq. Sitting Under the Shade of an Oak Learning to Whistle

Date:
ca. 1785
Medium:
Pen and black ink. watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 × 5 1/2 inches (17.8 × 14 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back bottom right in graphite: "614"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4912
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | figures (representations) | hat | learning | man | oaks | reading
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9141
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