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Creator Sir David Wilkie, 1785–1841, British
Title Chelsea Pensioners Receiving the Gazette Announcing the Battle of Waterloo
Alternate Title(s) Sketch for Chelsea Pensioners receiving the announcement of the Battle of Waterloo
Date ca. 1819
Medium Oil on panel
Dimensions 10 1/2 x 17 inches (26.7 x 43.2 cm)
Signed in brown paint, lower left: "Wilkie"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1974.3.24
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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Subject Terms babies | battle | celebrating | children | cityscape | costume | gazette | genre subject | historical subject | horse (animal) | people | politics | signs | soldier | street | surprise | tankards | tavern
Place Represented Chelsea | England | Europe | Greater London | United Kingdom

David H. Solkin, Art on the Line : the Royal Academy Exhibitions at Somerset House 1780-1836, , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2001, p.37, 69-71, N5054 A78 2001B (YCBA)

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 73, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

A Triad of Painters: Fuseli, Wilkie, and Cruikshank, Home Magazine, 8, T.S. Arthur Publisher, Philadelphia, August 1856, p. 108, Available Online via American Periodicals database , Also available in hard copy: A89 L12846 (LSF)

Lord Ronald Sutherland Gower, Sir David Wilkie, G.Bell, London, 1902, p. 46, NJ18 W665 G68 (YCBA)

Lindsay. Errington, Tribute to Wilkie from the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh: National Galleries of Scotland, p. 65, fig. 50, NJ18 W665 E77 (YCBA)

John Morrison, Painting the Nation: Identity and Nationalism in Scottish Painting, 1800-1921, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 2003, p.34-36, ND478.M67 2003 (YCBA)

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