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A French Family

Artist:
Samuel Alken (British, London 1756–1815)
Artist:
After Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
Samuel W. Fores (London)
Date:
November 5, 1792
Medium:
Hand-colored etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 11/16 x 19 11/16 in. (39.8 x 50 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.1788
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "T. Rowlandson delin." "S. Alken fecit"

Inscription: in plate: "London. Pub-d Nov 5. 1792 by S.W. Fores No. 3 Piccadilly"
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins(sale Sotheby's London, Jan. 12, 1959); Vendor: Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959, lot 163
Grego, Rowlandson I.170 (1785) and II.272-3, 392 (Feb. 1790); British Museum Satires 9686
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