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Creator Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title A Book Auction
Alternate Title(s) The Auction Room
Verso: Graphite Sketches of Figures
Date between 1810 and 1815
Medium Watercolor and graphite with pen and brown ink and pen and gray ink on medium, slightly textured, blued white wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 6 x 9 13/16 inches (15.2 x 24.9 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1975.4.913
Collection Prints and Drawings
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Subject Terms auction | auctioneer | benches, meeting house | books | bookshelves | dog (animal) | genre subject | hats | men | sitting | standing | world map

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 279, 281, fig. 7, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) , Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]

Margaret Willes, Reading matters, five centuries of discovering books, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., London, 2008, p. 128, fig. 42, Z987.5.G7 W55X 2008 (LSF)

The Cunning Eye of Thomas Rowlandson, Apollo, vol.105,no. 182, April 1977, pp. 279, 281, fig. 7, N1 A54 05:2 + (YCBA) , Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

Madeleine Pelling, Lives Laid Bare, Celebrity, Death and the Georgian Auction,, History Today, February 27, 2018, Avaliable Online

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