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The Breakfast

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
Samuel William Fores (British, 1761–1838)
Date:
February 1, 1789
Medium:
Hand-colored etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 11/16 × 14 11/16 in. (27.2 × 37.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.296
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate within image lower right: "Rowlandson 1789 / London Published Feby 1st 1789 by S.W. Feres N 3 Piccadilly."; below image center: "THE BREAKFAST."
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959; Vendor: Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959, lot 163
Grego I.223, II.392
Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I, p. 223 (Hunting series), II, p. 392.



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