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Flirtation

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Date:

    c.1800-1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Rowlandson, born 1756 - died 1827 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Water-colour, pen and ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Madame Marie-Louise Vincent

  • Museum number:

    E.982-1993

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 51

Physical description

Watercolour showing a military officer and a woman in a seated embrace. A cracked pitcher is by the woman's feet. The watercolour is stuck down onto a second sheet of paper.

Date

c.1800-1810 (made)

Artist/maker

Thomas Rowlandson, born 1756 - died 1827 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Water-colour, pen and ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Rowlandson.
1) Signature; Lower left; Handwriting; Pen and ink

Dimensions

Height: 28.6 cm Painted sheet, Width: 21 cm Painted sheet, Height: 31.6 cm Backing sheet, Width: 24.4 cm Backing sheet

Object history note

Purchased by Mme. Vincent from the Fine Art Society

Descriptive line

Watercolour after Thomas Rowlandson showing a military officer and woman in a seated embrace

Materials

Watercolour; Pen and ink; Paper

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Costume, Military; Pitchers; Eroticism; Flirtation

Categories

Watercolours

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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