Creator Place of Birth

Stollberg, Electorate of Saxony (Ackermann), Rowlandson- Old Jewry, UK

Creator Nationality

British

Creator Life Dates

1764-1834

Creation Date

9-1-1821

Description

A crowd of cartoonish figures gather in a room with walls lined with grand, gilt-framed paintings. To the right of the composition, a hunch-backed servant opens a door to reveal a painter at work, painting the portrait of an elegant lady in the room, who is turned to face him.

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Provenance

Published 1821-1822 by R. Ackermann, in the book "The History of Quae Genus, the Little Foundling of the Late Doctor Syntax"

Medium

Etching with hand colored Aquatint

Dimensions

5.5 x 8.75, 12 x 14.75 (in frame)

Catalogue Number

2015.57

Keywords

british print, etching, thomas rowlandson, 2015.57

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