The Fair Penitent – Laetitia in penitence finds relief and protection from her Parents
Attributed to Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
After George Morland (British, London 1763–1804 London)
Stipple engraving, printed in color
Sheet: 17 7/16 in. × 13 in. (44.3 × 33 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Not on view
Signature: in plate below image: "Painted by G. Morland / Engrav'd Bartolotti"
Inscription: in plate: "The Fair Penitent. / Laetitia in penitence finds relief and protection from her Parents"
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
see Dawe, p. 146; D'Oench 300f (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. 300f (copy).
Cindy McCreery The Satirical Gaze: Prints of Women in Late Eighteenth-Century England. Oxford, 2004, pp. 74-76.