Creator Place of Birth

London, England

Creator Nationality

British

Creator Life Dates

1756-1827

Creation Date

1821

Description

Three gentlemen and a lady sit at a round table in the center of the room talking, drinking, and admiring a drawing. A dog lays in the foreground next to an open box, armchair, and footstool placed in front of an easel with an unfinished work. The walls of the room are decorated with the impressions of sculptures and vibrant curtains, with large window on the right of the composition that looks out to a green, hilly landscape.

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Provenance

From "Dr. Syntax's Tour in Search of a Wife" by William Combe; published 1821 (a comic poem satirizing William Sawrey Gilpin)

Medium

Print

Dimensions

11 x 13.5, 13.25 x 15.75 (in frame)

Catalogue Number

2015.36

Keywords

british print, thomas hearne, 2015.36

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