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The Masquerade
The Masquerade
Date:
1816
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Watercolor And Brush And Pen And Ink
Dimensions:
Image: 122 x 208 mm (4 13/16 x 8 3/16 in.) Cropped
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Labels on back of frame: Gallery of Modern Art loan number 72.66.309; deYoung label: notation in ink Wark #24 (Tullah Hanley's hand probably); Printed version of the same composition appliqued to back of frame from "London Pub", Nov. 1, 1814 at R. Ackerman's, 101 Strand. Image reversed in the print; background more developed in print; small detaiuls in immediate foreground added and subtracted.

Accession Number:
69.30.181.1
Acquisition Date:
1969-12-31
Credit Line:

Memorial gift from Dr. T. Edward and Tullah Hanley, Bradford, Pennsylvania

Exhibition History:

Stanford Museum, Dance of Death, 2 March - 22 April 1973; Sytanford Museum, :"Rowlandson: Ill. Books, Prints,& Drawings", 4 Maerch - 13 April 1980; UC Santa Cruz, E.P. Smith Gallery, "Rowlandson: Ill. Books, Prints, & Drawings", 1 May - 29 May 1980

Study for an illustration to Rowlandson's 'The English Dance of Death' (1814-1816); Death as a skeleton lifts his robes to reveal himself, to the horror of the assembly. The drawing is in reverse of the print.