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The Tavern Door – Laetitia deserted by her Seducer is thrown upon the town

Artist:
Attributed to Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Artist:
After George Morland (British, London 1763–1804 London)
Date:
after 1811
Medium:
Stipple engraving, printed in color
Dimensions:
Plate: 17 3/16 × 13 1/4 in. (43.7 × 33.7 cm) Sheet: 17 11/16 × 13 11/16 in. (45 × 34.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.1890(5)
Not on view
Signature: in plate below image: "Painted by G. Morland / Engrav'd by Bartoloti"

Inscription: in plate, below image: "The Tavern Door. / Laetitia deserted by her Seducer is thrown upon the town"
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
see Dawe, p. 146; D'Oench 300e (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. 300e (copy).



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