Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
After James Dunthorne (British, Colchester ca. 1758–ca. 1792/93)
March 1, 1788
Hand-colored etching and aquatint
Sheet (trimmed): 16 13/16 x 22 3/4 in. (42.7 x 57.8 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate: "Design'd by James Dunthorne. / Etch'd by T. Rowlandson. / Pub. as the Act directs March 1, 1788 by T. Rowlandson, No. 50 Poland Street, Pantheon"
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.314-15 (1792); Grego II. 393 (1792) British Museum Satires 7449
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. 7449.
Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I, pp. 314-15 (Nov. 5, 1792, pub. by S. W. Fores); vol. II, p. 393 (1792).