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Kings Place, or a View of M [Fox's] Best Friends

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
Samuel William Fores (British, 1761–1838)
Subject:
George, Prince of Wales (British, 1762–1830)
Subject:
Charles James Fox (British, 1749–1806)
Subject:
Mrs. Mother Windsor (British, active London, ca. 1783)
Published in:
London
Date:
April 22, 1784
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/16 x 13 7/16 in. (23.7 x 34.2 cm) Image: 9 5/16 × 13 1/8 in. (23.6 × 33.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.61
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate lower right: "April 22, 1784. Pub-d by S. W. Fores No. 3 Piccadilly"; below image center: "KINGS PLACE, OR A VIEW OF M. [image of a fox] BEST FRIENDS."; [additional text within image above figures]

Marking: Watermark: "WT"
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.132, II.389; British Museum Satires 6547
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-, cat. no. 6547.

Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I, p. 132, vol. II, p. 389, pp. 132 (vol I) and 389 (vol II).



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