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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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