Exhibitions/ Art Object

The Infant Hercules

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
Published London by William Humphrey (British, 1742?–before 1814)
Date:
February 3, 1784
Medium:
Hand-colored etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 11/16 x 12 5/8 in. (22 x 32 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.38
Not on view
Inscription: in plate below image: "Pub-d Feb-y 3rd 1784 by W. Humphry No. 227 Strand"
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine," September 13, 2011–March 4, 2012.

Grego, Rowlandson I.115 and II.389; British Museum Satires VI.6402
Nadine Orenstein, Constance C. McPhee Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine Exh. cat.: September 13, 2011 - March 4, 2012. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Haven and London, 2011, cat. no. 121, p. 160, ill.



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