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Charity seated nursing an infant, another sleeping on her lap and a third talking to her, after Reni

Artist:
Intermediary draughtsman John Keyse Sherwin (British, East Dean, Sussex 1751–1790 London)
Artist:
Engraved by John Keyse Sherwin (British, East Dean, Sussex 1751–1790 London)
Artist:
Engraved by James Parker (British, London 1750–1805 London)
Artist:
After Guido Reni (Italian, Bologna 1575–1642 Bologna)
Publisher:
John Harris (British, ca. 1740–1812)
Dedicatee:
John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (British, born Scotland, Edinburgh 1713–1792 London)
Date:
1793
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 19 in. × 14 1/4 in. (48.2 × 36.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Georgiana W. Sargent, in memory of John Osborne Sargent, 1924
Accession Number:
24.63.1526
Not on view
After a painting by Reni. Verso is not visible as print is laid to another sheet of paper.
Inscription: Lettered at lower left: 'Drawn by J.K. Sherwin, after a Capital Picture by Guido.' and lower right 'The Engraving begun by J.K. Sherwin, finish'd by J. Parker.'; at bottom center: 'CHARITY. / To the Right Hon.ble the Earl of Bute, this Print Engrav'd from a drawing in his Lordship's Collection, / after an Original Picture, the property of Cha.s Slingsby Duncombe Esq.r is with his Lordship's / permission, inscribed, by his most obed.t humble Servant John Harris.' followed by 'Publish'd March 1,1793, by J. Harris, Sweetings Alley Cornbill.' A coat of arms at center with the inscription 'HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE' and below the arms 'AVITO / HONORE / VIRET'
Georgiana W. Sargent; Donor: Georgiana W. Sargent
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