A French family.

Caricaturist
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827 [Browse]
Format
Visual material
Published/​Created
London : [s.n.], 1786/03/--.
Description
1 item ; sheet 42.4 x 53.7 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Etcher
Notes
  • Medium: Etchings, Aquatints, Hand coloring
  • Depiction: Monsieur and his family are probably professional dancers, and the picture introduces us to their more intimate hours of practicing. At all events we find nearly the entire generation giving up their energies to the practice of the one accompli.
  • Signed in plate, lower left: "T. Rowlandson delin.".
  • Signed in plate, lower right: "S. Alken fecit.".
Source acquisition
Gift of Dickson Q. Brown, Princeton University Class of 1895.
References
  • Grego I, pp. 58, 170, 272-273
  • Paston. Social Caricatures, no. 105.
Other title(s)
Companion print to "An Italian Family"
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