A Village Scene with Girls Spinning

Thomas Rowlandsonundated

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art


  • Title: A Village Scene with Girls Spinning
  • Date Created: undated
  • Location Created: Italy
  • Subject: dogs (animals), spinning wheels, cat (domestic cat), piglets, pigs, children (people by age group), girls, men, women, windows, village, buildings, genre subject, spinning (textile process)
  • Physical Dimensions: w47.9 x h34 cm
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Not signed, not dated
  • Inscription: Inscribed in gray ink, verso, lower left: "Village Scene in Cornwall [Dev](crossed out) E E.", in graphite and brown red ink, lower center: "[?} of Rowlandson"; in graphite, lower right: "D.1384"; in brown ink, center right: "42 | 30 | 9 (underline) | 81 | 5 (underline) | 86 | 14 (underline) | 100 | 26 (underline) | 60 | 14 (underline) | 14 | 4 - 4 | 39"; in graphite, lower right: "This one to be laid down flat"; in ink, lower center: "PAUL MELLON COLLECTION" collector's stamp
  • Artist: Thomas Rowlandson
  • Type: drawing
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1669923
  • Medium: Pen in gray and black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper