Careless Attention

Thomas Rowlandson British
Publisher J. Griggs

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A man with gout is seated by the fire at left, while the kettle overflows and scalds him. The table at his left has toppled over, with dishes broken on the ground. At right, his nurse is distracted by her lover who embraces her in the doorway.

Careless Attention, Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London), Hand-colored etching

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