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An Italian Family

Artist:
Samuel Alken (British, London 1756–1815)
Artist:
After Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
Published by Samuel Alken (British, London 1756–1815) , London
Date:
December 1785
Medium:
Hand-colored etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/8 x 18 1/4 in. (36.5 x 46.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.1787
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate: "T. Rowlandson delin." "S. Alken fecit"
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 I.170 (Dec. 1785), 314 (1792), II.393 (Nov. 5, 1792); British Museum Satires 9670
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. 9670.

Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I, p. 170 (Dec. 1785), p. 314 (1792), vol. II, p. 393 (Nov. 5, 1792).



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