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Watercolour - Sir Henry Morshead felling his timber to settle his play debts
  • Sir Henry Morshead felling his timber to settle his play debts
    Rowlandson, Thomas
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Sir Henry Morshead felling his timber to settle his play debts

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    England, Great Britain (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    1816 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rowlandson, Thomas (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    water-colour

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.795

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case DG, shelf 31, box A

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Physical description

Sir Henry Morshead felling his timber to settle his play debts; Three men chop and fell trees, a fourth takes instructions from a soldier on guard; a parson stands near; Signed Rowlandson, and dated 1816; Watercolour.

Place of Origin

England, Great Britain (probably, drawn)

Date

1816 (made)

Artist/maker

Rowlandson, Thomas (artist)

Materials and Techniques

water-colour

Marks and inscriptions

Signed Rowlandson, and dated, 1816.

Dimensions

Height: 5.8 in, Width: 9 in

Descriptive line

Rowlandson, Thomas; Sir Henry Morshead felling his timber to settle his play debts; Three men chop and fell trees, a fourth takes instructions from a soldier on guard; Signed and dated; Watercolour; English School; 1816.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.
The full text of the entry is as follows:

'ENGLISH SCHOOL.
...
THOMAS ROWLANDSON.
Designer of Humorous Subjects and Etcher.
Born in London in 1756, and died there in 1827.
...
ROWLANDSON ??? (continued)
...
???SIR HENRY MORSHEAD felling his timber to settle his play debts.??? Three men chop and fell trees, a fourth takes instructions from a soldier on guard; a parson stands near. Signed Rowlandson, and dated 1816. In colours. 795
Width, 9 inches. Height, 5 9/12 inches.'

Materials

Paper; Water-colour

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Men; Trees; Soldier

Categories

Paintings

Collection code

PDP

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