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Smithfield Sharpers, or the Countryman Defrauded

Artist:
John Keyse Sherwin (British, East Dean, Sussex 1751–1790 London)
Artist:
After Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
E. Jackson (London)
Date:
April 10, 1787
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 1/4 x 17 1/2 in. (36.2 x 44.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.220
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "Painted by T. Rowlandson, Etch'd by I. K. Sherwin"

Inscription: "Published 10th April 1787 by E. Jackson, No. 14 Marylebone Street, Golden Square"
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959
Grego I.46-47; British Museum Satires 9672
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. 9672.

Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I, pp. 46-7.

Ellen D'Oench "Copper into Gold": Prints by John Raphael Smith, 1751–1812. New Haven and London, 1999, cat. no. 111, p. 101.



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