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The Prospect Before Us, Humanely Inscrib'd to all those Professors of Music and Dancing Whom the Cap May Fit

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
Samuel William Fores (British, 1761–1838)
Date:
January 13, 1791
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
plate: 13 7/8 x 20 1/4 in. (35.3 x 51.4 cm) sheet: 14 7/16 x 20 1/4 in. (36.7 x 51.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.420
Not on view
Inscription: in plate: "Pub-d as the Act directs Jan-y 13 1791 by S. W. Fores Piccadilly"
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins(sale Sotheby's Jan. 12, 1959); Vendor: Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959
Grego I.283-4, II.393; British Museum Satires 8007
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-, vol. VI, cat. no. 8007.

Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I, pp. 283-4, vol. II, p. 393.



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