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Love

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
T. Smith (British, active London 1785–1800)
Date:
August 12, 1785
Medium:
Hand-colored etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/16 × 8 7/8 in. (17.9 × 22.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.95
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate below image right: "T Rowlandson 1785"; center: "LOVE. / Pubd 12 Aug 1785 by T Smith n. 6 Wardour Street Soho"
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959; Vendor: Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959
Grego I.328, II.394; British Museum Satires 8739
Frederic George Stephens, M. Dorothy George Catalogue of political and personal satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. 11 vols., London, 1870-, cat. no. 8739.

Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I, p. 328, vol. II, p. 397.



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