A Bacchante

Series/Portfolio:
Imitations of Modern Drawings
Etcher:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Artist:
After Francis Wheatley (British, London 1747–1801 London)
Publisher:
Robert Pollard (British, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1755–1838 London)
Published in:
London
Date:
1787
Medium:
Etching and stipple
Dimensions:
Plate: 9 13/16 x 6 15/16 in. (24.9 x 17.6 cm)
Sheet: 18 1/2 x 12 3/8 in. (47 x 31.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.7(33)
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate lower left: "Wheatley 1787" / "a Bacchante"
Vendor: James Rimell & Son (British)
Webster E46; Not listed Grego I.150, II.390 ("Imitations of Modern Drawings")
Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, Not listed in "Imitations of Modern Drawings," vol. I, p. 151, vol. II, p. 390.

The Grolier Club A Catalogue of Books Illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson, Together with a collection of original drawings by him Exh. cat. November 1916, The set described here (now Boston Public Library), belonged to Rowlandson, and includes 14 large plates (8 after Gainsborough, 2 after Barrett and 4 without inscriptions); plus 18 small plates on 9 sheets (including "A Print Sale," "Cupids: after Bartolozzi, "John Bull in France", "Monsieur in England" (both Wigstead 1788), and various landscapes and scenes after Gainsborough, Gilpin, Wheatley and anonymous artists)., cat. no. 52, pp. 82-83.

Mary Webster Francis Wheatley. 1970, cat. no. E46, p. 165.