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The Fruits of Early Industry & Oeconomy

Engraver:
William Ward (British, London 1766–1826 London)
Artist:
After George Morland (British, London 1763–1804 London)
Publisher:
Thomas Simpson (British, active London, ca. 1765–1801)
Publisher:
Darling & Thompson (London)
Date:
March 25, 1794
Medium:
Mezzotint, hand-colored
Dimensions:
Plate: 25 3/8 × 18 7/8 in. (64.5 × 48 cm) Sheet: 26 in. × 20 3/8 in. (66 × 51.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Bruce B. Grynbaum in Memory of his Parents Gertrude and Maurycy Grynbaum, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.1335.3
Not on view
Signature: in plate below image: "G. Morland pinxt. / W. Ward sculpt."

Inscription: in plate below title: "London Published March 25 1794 by T. Simpson St. Paul's Church Yard / And by Darling & Thompson Great Newport Street"; in plate, verses to either side of title: "Lo here, what ease, what elegance, you see; The just reward of youthful Industry!... Sees future laurels his brave offspring crown."
Donor: Bruce B. Grynbaum (New York)
Dawe p. 144 ii; Frankau 1904.126 B I
Julia Frankau Eighteenth Century Artists and Engravers: William Ward A.R.A. and James Ward R.A.. London, 1904, cat. no. 126 B i.

George Dawe, John James Foster The Life of George Morland: with an introduction and notes by J. J. Foster; illustrated by 56 plates from examples in the National and private galleries. T. Werner Laurie, London, 1909, p. 144 ii.



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