Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British

Title:
Dr Syntax Alarmed by a Whale
Date:
1812
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and red-brown ink over graphite; verso, lower left: splotches of red, green and blue watercolor on medium, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/8 x 9 inches (14.3 x 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in pen in black ink, lower right: "Dr. Syntax alarmed by a Whale"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.48
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
man | water | genre subject | horse (animal) | marine art | hat | wig | village | hills | elderly
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5569