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Creator Robert Dighton, 1752–1814, British
Title Foot Ball played at Market Place, Barnet
Alternate Title(s) Games played in and around London
Date ca. 1784
Medium Pen and black ink and brown ink and watercolor
Dimensions Sheet: 6 x 8in. (15.2 x 20.3cm) Frame: 7 11/16 × 9 1/4 × 5/16 inches (19.6 × 23.5 × 0.8 cm)
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Inscribed in pen and ink, lower center: " Foot Ball played at Market Place Barnet."; Label on the back of the frame giving the artist name, title, medium, dimensions and states "John Basket (Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York | Dec. 4) 1975 | The Property of the estate of the late Mrs. Chas. | E. Dunlap (sold by order of the executors), Sotheby | Parke Bernet, New York, 12/4/75 (342 with other | five)", Lettered center left within image: "Post Office"; center left : "Ne[at?] Post Chatse." | 1765 | Wm. Broughton"; center: " Inn | Neu[g?]"; center right: "Assembly House | Connor"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B2014.5.51
Subject Terms assembly hall | football | games | genre subject | leisure | market (building) | marketplace | post office | soccer | sporting art
Place Represented Barnet | Barnet | England | Europe | London | United Kingdom
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