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Study for Dr. Syntax at a Book Auction

A work made of pen and brown and gray ink with brush and watercolor, on tan wove paper, laid down on card.
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  • A work made of pen and brown and gray ink with brush and watercolor, on tan wove paper, laid down on card.

Date:

1820

Artist:

Thomas Rowlandson
English, 1756-1827

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Thomas Rowlandson

Title

Study for Dr. Syntax at a Book Auction

Place

England (Artist's nationality:)

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1820

Medium

Pen and brown and gray ink with brush and watercolor, on tan wove paper, laid down on card

Dimensions

12.2 × 20.9 cm (4 13/16 × 8 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne

Reference Number

1940.808

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