Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Joy with Tranquility (Le Brun Travested, or Caricatures of the Passions)

Series/Portfolio:
Le Brun Travested, or Caricatures of the Passions
Etcher:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Artist:
After George Moutard Woodward (British, ca. 1760–1809 London)
Publisher:
Rudolph Ackermann (London)
Date:
January 21, 1800
Medium:
Hand-colored etching, printed in brown ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 x 7 1/16 in. (25.4 x 17.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.698
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "Woodward Del.", "Etched by Rowlandson"

Inscription: in plate above: "Joy with Tranquility / No. 8"; below: "This passion is represented by a Philosophical Brewer, who having gained a considerable Prize in / the Lottery, receives it with the most perfect composure -- a useful lesson for those persons / who are too apt to be over elated at an unexpected change of Fortune."
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins(sale Sotheby's London, Jan. 12, 1959); Vendor: Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959
Grego II.1-3, 407; British Museum Satires 9628-9632
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. nos. 9628-9632.

Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. II, pp. 1-3, 407.

The Grolier Club A Catalogue of Books Illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson, Together with a collection of original drawings by him Exh. cat. November 1916, cat. no. 56, pp. 86-88.



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