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Creator:
John Augustus Atkinson, 1775–1831, British
Title:

Going to School

Date:
between 1801 and 1810
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink and gray wash on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
7 1/2 × 6 1/8 inches (19.1 × 15.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand bottom right in pen and brown ink: "J A Atkinson"

Signed in artist's hand bottom right in pen and brown ink: "J A Atkinson"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.865
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | boy | deer | door | figure study | figures (representations) | genre subject | hat | reading | student
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9217
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