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The Corsican Tiger at Bay!

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
Rudolph Ackermann (London)
Date:
July 8, 1808
Medium:
Hand-colored etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/16 × 14 3/16 in. (26.5 × 36.1 cm) Plate: 10 1/16 × 14 in. (25.5 × 35.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.1108
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate within image bottom center: "Pub-d July 8th 1808 by R. Ackermann N 101 Strand"; below image center: "THE CORSICAN TIGER AT BAY!"; [additional text within image]
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, 1912, lot 163
Grego II.93, 399; British Museum Satires 10994
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. 10994.

Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. II, pp. 93, 399.



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