The Elopement – Laetitia seduced from her Friends under a promise of Marriage
Attributed to Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
After George Morland (British, London 1763–1804 London)
Stipple engraving, printed in color
Sheet: 17 5/16 × 12 15/16 in. (44 × 32.9 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Not on view
Signature: in plate below image: "Painted by G. Morland / Bartoloti Sculp."
Inscription: in plate: "The Elopement. / Laetitia seduced from her Friends under a promise of Marriage"
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
see Dawe, p. 146; D'Oench 300b (copy); Richardson 162
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. 146.
Ellen D'Oench "Copper into Gold": Prints by John Raphael Smith, 1751–1812. New Haven and London, 1999, p. 228, no. 300b (copy).