Creator Place of Birth

Soho, Westminster, England

Creator Nationality

British

Creator Life Dates

1785-1851

Creation Date

1743

Description

Cartoonish figures in bright formal wear are shown dancing in a lavishly decorated hall with deep purple drapes, grand paintings, a large chandelier, and decorative bunches of holly. In the center-left of the composition, Mr. Jorrocks leads his parter into another couple, who fall to the floor, while onlookers look shocked and some move to help the fallen pair.

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Provenance

Bought from George Gregory, Manvers Street, Bath. 01225 466000

Medium

Print with watercolor

Dimensions

4 x 6.5, 9.5 x 11.75 (in frame)

Catalogue Number

2015.53

Keywords

british print, print with watercolor, sir henry thomas alken, 2015.53

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