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A Sketch from Nature

Artist:
William Paulet Carey (British, Dublin 1759–1839 Birmingham)
Artist:
After Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
John Raphael Smith (British, baptized Derby 1751–1812 Doncaster) , London
Date:
January 24, 1784
Medium:
Etching and stipple, printed in brown ink
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/8 in. × 16 in. (30.8 × 40.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.36(a)
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate below image left: "T Rowlandson Invenit"; right: "Engraved by W.P. Carey"
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959; Vendor: Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959
Grego I.145, II.389; British Museum Satires 6719
Frederic George Stephens, M. Dorothy George Catalogue of political and personal satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. 11 vols., London, 1870-, vol. VI, cat. no. 6719.

Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I, p. 145, vol. II, p. 389.



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