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The Soap Fat-Man

Object Number: 
1980.26
Date: 
1840-44
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and gouache with touches of black ink on paper, once bound into an album
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 11/16 x 10 3/8 in. ( 37.3 x 26.4 cm ) mat: 18 x 13 5/8 in. ( 45.7 x 34.6 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at the lower center in brown ink: "The Soap fat-man"; at lower left margin vertically in graphite: "42"
Description: 
Genre
Credit Line: 
Thomas Jefferson Bryan Fund
Provenance: 
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Leech, London
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group