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Civility

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Date:
1787
Medium:
Etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/4 x 13 5/8 in. (24.8 x 34.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.226
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate lower center: "CIVILITY"; in ink lower margin, below title: "1787"
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale Sotheby's Jan. 12, 1959; Vendor: Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959, lot 163
Grego I.222, II.391
Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I, p. 222, vol. II, p. 391.



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