Creation Date

1821

Era

1800-1900

Medium

Print

Dimensions

11 x 13.5, 13.25 x 15.75 (in frame)

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.36

Creator Biography

Thomas Rowlandson, British, born in Old Jewry, London, England, 1757-1827.

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.

Provenance

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

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Keywords

british print, thomas hearne, 2015.36

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