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Signature: in plate: "Woodward Del.", "Etched by Rowlandson"Inscription: in plate above: "Joy with Tranquility / No. 8"; below: "This passion is represented by a Philosophical Brewer, who having gained a considerable Prize in / the Lottery, receives it with the most perfect composure -- a useful lesson for those persons / who are too apt to be over elated at an unexpected change of Fortune."/ "London Pub. 21 Jan. 1800 . at R. Ackermann's Repositry of the Arts. 101 Strand"
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
Grego, Rowlandson II.1-3 and II.407; British Museum Satires 9628-9632; G.C. 56
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