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Great Cry and Little Wool

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
William Humphrey (British, 1742?–before 1814) , London
Subject:
Charles James Fox (British, 1749–1806)
Published in:
London
Date:
December 22, 1783
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 in. × 12 5/16 in. (22.8 × 31.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.17(a)
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate below image center: "GREAT CRY and LITTLE WOOL."; right: "Published 22 Dec-r 1783 by Humphrys Strand"
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959, lot 163; Vendor: Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959, lot 163
Grego I.109; II.389; British Museum Satires 6283
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. 6283.

Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I, p. 109, vol. II, p. 389.



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