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The Monkey Room in the Tower

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
Rudolph Ackermann (London)
Date:
December 20, 1799
Medium:
Hand-colored etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 × 16 5/16 in. (28.2 × 41.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.602
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate below image right: "Published Dec 20, 1799 by R. Ackermann N 101 Strand"; left: "Rowlandson inv."; center: "THE MONKEY ROOM / IN THE TOWER."
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 II.407
Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. II, p. 407 (Addendum).



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