The Historian Animating the Mind of the Young Painter

Thomas Rowlandsonundated

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art


  • Title: The Historian Animating the Mind of the Young Painter
  • Date Created: undated
  • Location Created: London
  • Subject: cat (domestic cat), interior, historian, writer, child, men, woman, window, chairs, easel, hat, pen, bust, genre subject, sculpture, room, painter
  • Physical Dimensions: w30.6 x h23.7 cm
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Not signed, not dated
  • Inscription: Marks: verso: collector's marks, unidentified.
  • Inscription: Inscribed in the artist's hand, in graphite, lower center: "Thompson The Poet Reading His Seasons to Wilson the Painter"; in bown ink, lower right: "[Scip?"] (some of letters lost in stamping process) collector's stamp; Verso: in brown ink, upper center: "BIXX" | ["N"?]; in brown ink, lower right: "Rowlandson" | "7 " 6"
  • Artist: Thomas Rowlandson
  • Type: genre subject
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1670747
  • Medium: Graphite on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper, mounted on, thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper