Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The British Institution, Pall Mall

Series/Portfolio:
Microcosm of London
Artist:
Designed and etched by Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Artist:
Designed and etched by Auguste Charles Pugin (British (born France), Paris 1768/69–1832 London)
Artist:
John Bluck (British, 1791–1832)
Publisher:
Rudolph Ackermann (London)
Date:
April 1, 1808
Medium:
Hand-colored etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/8 x 11 5/16 in. (24.5 x 28.7 cm) Plate: 9 1/4 in. × 11 in. (23.5 × 28 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.570
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate below image left: "Rowlandson and Pugit delt et sculpt"; center: "BRITISH INSTITUTION, / PALL MALL. / London Pub. 1st April 1808 at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts 101. Strand."; right: "J. Bluck aquat"; above image right: "Plate 13."
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.126 no.13, 399
Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. II, pp. 126 (no. 13), 399.

The Grolier Club A Catalogue of Books Illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson, Together with a collection of original drawings by him Exh. cat. November 1916, cat. no. 13, p. 16.

John Roland Abbey Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in Aquatint and Lithography, 1770–1860, from the Library of J. R. Abbey, A Bibliographical Catalogue. The Curwen Press, Ltd., London, 1952, p. 137, no. 212.13.

A. Hyatt Mayor "Rowlandson's England." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 20, New York, February 1962, fig. no. 15, ill.



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