The Sculptor [Preparations for the Academy, Old Joseph Nollekens and his Venus]
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Joseph Nollekens (British, London 1737–1823 London)
sheet: 11 1/4 x 8 9/16 in. (28.5 x 21.8 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "Rowlandson inv."
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins(sale Sotheby's Jan. 12, 1959); Vendor: Sotheby's, London Jan. 12, 1959
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine," September 13, 2011–March 4, 2012.
Grego, Rowlandson II.16-18 and 396 (as Preparations...); British Museum Satires VII.9572
John J. McKendry "Antiquity Smith." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 20, February 1962, fig. no. 3, ill.
Nadine Orenstein, Constance C. McPhee Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine Exh. cat.: September 13, 2011 - March 4, 2012. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Haven and London, 2011, cat. no. 96, p. 130, ill.