Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)

Title:
Characters in the Streets of London
Date:
1799
Medium:
Brown wash with pen and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 x 15 13/16 inches (30.2 x 40.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed on verso in pen with brown ink, upper center: "Characters in the Streets of London. | Benj'm West"; in graphite, lower right: "BENJAMIN WEST: CHARACTERS IN THE | STREETS OF LONDON"; in graphite, lower right: "75/2/3/10"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6314
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
drinking | men | women | food | standing | genre subject | aprons | baskets | bench | dresses | hats | sitting | fish | milkmaid
Associated Places:
United Kingdom | London | England
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15331