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Exhibition checklist: "Thomas Rowlandson: Pleasures and Pursuits in Georgian England."

Thomas Rowlandson: Pleasures and Pursuits in Georgian England
Curated by Patricia Phagan
April 8 to June 12, 2011
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College
http://fllac.vassar.edu

Exhibition Checklist 
 

Unless otherwise indicated, all works are by Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757-1827 London). In the following descriptions, height precedes width. 

After Sweet Meat Comes Sour Sauce, or Corporal Casey Got Into the Wrong Box, [1810]
From Tegg’s Caricatures, No. 24
[Published on November 30, 1810 by Thomas Tegg, No. 111 Cheapside]
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper
9 ¾ x 14 ¼ in. (24.9 x 36.3 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
Grego II 194-195, 402; BM Satires 11642
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
810.11.30.02 

Awkward Squads Studying the Graces!!, 1811
Etched by Rowlandson after George Moutard Woodward 
[Published by Thomas Tegg, No. 111, Cheapside, plate no. 87]
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper
9 ½ x 14 in. (24.2 x 35.4 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
Grego II 220, 403; BM Satires 11817
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
811.00.00.10 Impression 2 

Batchelor’s Fare, Bread Cheese and Kisses, 1813 (?)
Published by Thomas Tegg, No 111, Cheapside, plate no. 285
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper
Grego II 253-4, 403; BM Satires 12400
13 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. (35.3 x 24.9 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
814.02.10.02 

Bath Races, 1810
Published on November 20, 1810 by Thomas Tegg, No. 111, Cheapside, Tegg’s Caricatures, No. 49
Etching in black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper mounted on cream wove paper
9 3/8 x 13 ½ in. (23.8 x 34 cm.) (sheet); 10 ¾ x 15 in. (27.3 x 38.1 cm.) (mount)
Grego II 194; BM Satires 11640
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
810.11.20.01.1 

Billiard Players
Black with reddish ink, gray wash, and watercolor over graphite on cream wove paper 
13 in. (33 cm.) (diameter)
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.27 

Bread Cheese and Kisses
(also known as Couple Embracing in Cottage Interior)
Black ink and wash, brown ink, and watercolor, over graphite on cream wove paper
7 7/8 x 10 in. (20 x 25.4 cm.) (sheet)            
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.6 

Breaking Up of the Blue Stocking Club, [1815]
Published [March 1, 1815] by Thomas Tegg, No. 111, Cheapside, plate no. 252
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper
9 ¾ x 14 ½ in. (25 x 36.8 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
Grego II 289, 404; BM Satires 12642
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
815.03.01.04 

The Brilliants, 1801
Published on January 15, 1801 by Rudolph Ackermann, 101 Strand
Etching and aquatint in black and gray ink on cream wove paper
17 5/8 x 22 3/8 in. (44.8 x 56.8 cm.) (sheet)
Grego II 23-26, 396; BM Satires 9784
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959, 59.533.1155 

Bucks of the First Head, ca. 1785
Watercolor with pen in black and gray-brown ink over graphite on cream laid paper
7 1/8 x 8 11/16 in. (18.1 x 22.1 cm.)
Baskett and Snelgrove 168
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
B1986.29.187 

A Cake in Danger
Published on April 20, 1806, James Street, Adelphi
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper mounted on cream wove paper
13 7/8 x 9 13/16 in. (35.3 x 25 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
Grego II 58, 398; BM Satires 10646
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
806.04.20.01+ 

Cat Like Courtship
Watercolor with pen in gray and red-brown ink over graphite, with gray wash and gray line border
9 5/8 x 7 11/16 in. (24.4 x 19.5 cm.) (sheet); 11 ¾ x 9 ¾ in. (29.8 x 24.8 cm) (mount)
Baskett and Snelgrove 213
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
B1986.29.467 

Cattle Not Insurable, 1809
Published on December 1, 1809 by Rudolph Ackermann, No. 101 Strand
Etching, aquatint, and stipple in black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper
9 3/8 x 13 ¼ in. (23.7 x 33.6 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
Grego II 167, 401; not in BM Satires
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
809.12.01.03 

The Chamber of Genius, 1812
Published on April 2, 1812, by Thomas Rowlandson, No. 1 James Street, Adelphi
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor and gouache on heavy cream wove paper
9 13/16 x 12 3/16 in. (25 x 31 cm.) (sheet)
Grego II 227-228; BM Satires 11962
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
812.04.02.01 

Chelsea Carriers on Pension Pay Day
Brown ink and watercolor on cream wove paper
4 7/16 x 7 3/8 in. (11.27 x 18.73 cm.) (sheet)
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.17 

Civility, [1787]
Etching, aquatint, and stipple, in brownish-black ink, with burnishing, on cream wove paper
9 ¾ x 13 5/8 in. (24.8 x 34.6 cm.) (sheet)
Grego I 222, II 391; not in BM Satires
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959, 59.533.226 

A Coffee House, 1790
Black ink and wash, brown ink wash, and watercolor over graphite on cream laid paper
5 11/16 x 9 3/16 in. (14.5 x 23.3 cm.)
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.3 

Comedy in the Country, Tragedy in London, 1807
Published on May 29, 1807 by Thomas Tegg, No. 111 Cheapside
Etching in black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper
13 3/8 x 9 11/16 in. (34.1 x 24.6 cm.) (sheet)
Grego II 74, 398; BM Satires 10910
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
807.05.29.01.1 

Couple Talking
Black, brown and reddish ink, gray wash, and watercolor over pencil on cream laid paper
5 1/16 x 7 7/16 in. (12.86 x 18.89 cm.)
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.31 

The Covent Garden Night Mare, [1784]
Published by William Humphrey, No. 227 Strand
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper mounted on thick beige wove paper
9 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. (25 x 35.2 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
Grego I 129, II 389; BM Satires 6543
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
784.04.20.01+ 

Covent Garden Theatre, 1792
Published in January 1792 by Thomas Rowlandson, Strand,  and S. W. Fores, No. 3, Piccadilly (reissued from 1786)
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor and gray wash on cream wove paper
8 7/8 x 17 ½ in. (22.5 x 44.5 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
See Grego I 191-192, II 391; see BM Satires 7063
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959,  59.533.567 

The Devonshire, or Most Approved Method of Securing Votes, 1784
Published on April 12, 1784 by Mrs. Dacheray, St. James’s Street
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor and gouache on blued white laid paper with a watermark of large arms and fleur-de-lis
9 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. (25.1 x 35.2 cm.) (platemark); 10 ¼ x 15 in. (26 x 38.1 cm.) (sheet)
Grego I 126, II 389; BM Satires 6520
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959, 59.533.57 

Dinners Drest in the Neatest Manner
[Published on October 10, 1811 by Thomas Tegg, Cheapside], plate no. 112; printed 1823 or afterwards
Etching in black ink with watercolor and gouache on cream wove paper with countermark J BUDGEN/1823
9 ¾ x 13 ¾ in. (24.5 x 34.8 cm.) (platemark); 10 x 14 7/8 (25.5 x 37.6 cm.) (sheet)
Grego II 215, 402; not in BM Satires
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
811.10.00.02 

Doctor Syntax, in the middle of a smoaking hot Political squabble, wishes to Whet his Whistle, [1813]
Published by Thomas Tegg, No. 111, Cheapside
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor and gouache on cream wove paper mounted on cream wove paper
9 3/8 x 13 3/8 in. (24 x 34 cm.) (sheet)
Grego II 266-267, 404; not in BM Satires
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
813.00.00.04 

Dr. Syntax Sketching the Lake
Watercolor with pen in red-brown ink over graphite on wove paper, gold edge trimmed paper, with pen in maroon and brown ink lines on mount
5 3/8 x 7 5/16 in. (13.7 x 18.6 cm.)
Baskett and Snelgrove 313
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
B1975.4.682 

Female Dancer with a Tambourine, ca. 1790-95
Watercolor with pen in gray and brown ink over graphite on cream wove paper
11 11/16 x 8 11/16 in. (29.7 x 22.1 cm.) (sheet)
Baskett and Snelgrove 244
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
B1975.3.97 

The Golden Apple or the Modern Paris, [1785]
Published on March 2 [1785] by J. Phillips, No 164 Piccadilly
Etching, aquatint, and stipple in black and gray ink on cream laid paper
8 7/8 x 13 5/8 in. (22.5 x 34.6 cm.) (sheet)
Grego I 152-153, II 390
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959, 59.533.1792 

Gratification of the Senses. A la Mode Francois, 1800
Published on August 30, 1800 by Rudolph Ackermann, No. 101 Strand
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor and gouache on cream wove paper
13 ½ x 9 5/8 in. (34.3 x 24.4 cm.) (platemark); 14 5/8 x 10 5/8 in. (37 x 27 cm.) (sheet)
Grego II 10, 396; not in BM Satires
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
800.08.30.01+ 

The Harmonic Society, 1811 (re-issued, from 1810)
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor and gouache on cream wove paper with a partial countermark of 181[?]
10 5/8 x 15 1/4 in. (27.1 x 38.6 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
Grego II 217, 403 (see also 195, 402); see BM Satires 11645
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
811.00.00.57 

A Horse Sale in Hopkins’s Repository, Barbican, ca. 1798-1800
Watercolor with pen in black and gray ink over graphite on cream wove paper with a countermark of 1798 with contemporary mount
10 ½ x 15 5/8 in. (26.7 x 39.7 cm.) (sheet); 13 1/8 x 17 15/16 in. (33.3 x 45.6 cm.)
Baskett and Snelgrove 140
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
B2001.2.1133

Humbugging, Or Raising the Devil, ca. 1800
Black ink, wash, watercolor, and graphite on cream laid paper with the countermark BUDGEN/1798
Verso: tracing in black chalk or graphite of most of the composition on the recto
Etching with aquatint of drawing published March 12, 1800, by Ackermann (Grego II 5; BM Satires 9611)
10 x 13 in. (25.4 x 33 cm.)
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.5 

Kings Place, or a View of M [Fox’s] Best Friends, 1784 
Published on April 22, 1784 by S. W. Fores, No. 3 Piccadilly
Etching, with stipple, in black ink on blued white laid paper with a countermark of WT
9 ¼ x 13 3/8 in. (23.5 x 34 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
Grego I 132, II 389; BM Satires 6547
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959, 59.533.61 

A Legal Wrangle
Watercolor with pen in black, gray and brown ink over graphite on buff wove paper
6 3/8 x 12 3/16 in. (16.2 x 31 cm.)
Baskett and Snelgrove 233
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
B1975.3.64 

A Link Boy, 1786
Black ink and wash with watercolor over graphite on cream wove paper, with collector’s stamp of 4th Earl of Warwick (Lugt 2600)
7 7/8 x 6 5/8 in. (20 x 16.83 cm.) (sheet)
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.2 

Lord Harrington Leaving Mother Matthews’s, ca. 1779
Pen in dark brown ink over graphite on cream laid paper laid down on a contemporary mount
9 1/8 x 11 11/16 in. (23.2 x 29.7 cm.) (sheet); 12 9/16 x 15 3/16 in. (31.9 x 38.6 cm.) (mount)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
B1981.25.2665 

Love and Dust, 1810 (originally published in 1788)
Published on June 4, 1810, by Thomas Tegg, No. 111 Cheapside, Tegg’s Caricatures, No. 21
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor and gouache on cream wove paper
13 ½ x 9 ¾ in. (34.4 x 25 cm.) (platemark); 14 x 10 1/4 in. (35.6 x 25.9 cm. ) (sheet)
Grego I 234-237; II 189, 401; BM Satires 7444 (reissue)
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
810.06.04.01.1 

Man in a Wheelbarrow
Black ink, wash, and watercolor over graphite on cream wove paper
5 7/8 x 9 ¼ in. (14.9 x 23.5 cm.)
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.4 

Men Drinking
Brown ink, black ink wash, and watercolor, over graphite or black chalk on cream wove paper with a partial countermark of WHAT [MAN] 180_
4 7/8 x 6 15/16 in. (12.4 x 17.6 cm.)
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.26 

Miseries of London, 1807
Published on February 1, 1807 by Rudolph Ackermann, No. 101 Strand
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper mounted on thick cream wove paper
10 13/16 x 14 3/8 in. (27.5 x 36.7 cm.) (sheet, trimmed); 12 3/16 x 15 11/16 in. (31 x 40 cm.) (mount)
Grego II 64, 398; BM Satires 10815
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
807.02.01.01+ 

Miseries of the Country, 1807
Etching, with stipple, in black ink and watercolor on cream wove paper mounted on cream wove paper
5 1/8 x 7 5/16 in. (13.4 x 18.8 cm.) (sheet); 6 3/8 x 9 7/16 in. (17 x 25 cm.) (mount)
Grego II 78, 398 (see also 124, 399); see BM Satires 10828
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
807.00.00.79 

Miseries of Travelling, 1807
Published on February 15, 1807, by Rudolph Ackermann, No. 101 Strand
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper
11 x 14 5/8 in. (28 x 37 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
Grego II 66, 398; not in BM Satires
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
807.02.15.01+ 

Money-Lenders, 1784
Published on November 8, 1784, by William Humphrey, No. 227 Strand
Etching, with stipple, in black ink on pale blue wove paper mounted on thick cream wove paper
10 1/8 x 14 ¾ in. (25.6 x 36.5 cm.) (platemark); 11 x 17 in. (28 x 44 cm.) (sheet)
Grego I 148-149, II 390; BM Satires 6717
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
784.11.08.01+ 

Mr. Michell’s Picture Gallery, Grove House, Enfield, 1817
Watercolor with pen in gray, brown, and red ink over graphite, on cream wove paper
6 x 9 ½ in. (15.2 x 24.1 cm.)
Baskett and Snelgrove 226
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
B1975.4.911 

Newbury Market Place, Berkshire, ca. 1815-1820
Watercolor with pen in brown, red-brown, and gray ink over graphite on cream wove paper
10 x 15 7/8 in. (25.4 x 40.3 cm.) (sheet)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
B1977.14.334 

“Nil Amplius Opto” I am at the Summit of my Wishes, 1780
From the album compiled by Francis Harvey, “Political and Humorous Works of Thomas Rowlandson, 1774-1823,” Vol. 1, No. 6
Published July 29, 1780, by J. Jones and Thomas Rowlandson, 103 Wardour Street, Soho
Etching in black ink with watercolor and lead white on cream wove paper
8 9/16 x 7 5/16 in. (23.5 x 18.7 cm.)
Not in Grego; not in BM Satires
Uncatalogued Auchincloss Rowlandson Collection
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
(shown at Vassar College only)

The Political Hydra, 1788
Published on December 26, 1788, by S. W. Fores No. 3 Piccadilly
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor on blued white laid paper mounted on cream wove paper
8 3/8 x 13 3/4 in. (21.3 x 35.1 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
Grego I 231; BM Satires 7385
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
788.12.26.01 

Preparatory sketch for ”Dr. Syntax Sketching the Lake,” ca. 1810
Graphite on cream laid paper; with verse in the bottom and right margins in pen and brown ink
6 ½ x 9 3/8 in. (16.5 x 23.8 cm.)
Baskett and Snelgrove 312
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
B1975.3.3 

Private Amusement, 1786 (reissue, from 1781)
Published on January 1, 1786 by S. W. Fores, at the Caricature Warehouse, No. 3 Piccadilly
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor on cream laid paper
8 3/8 x 9 ¾ in. (21.5 x 24.8 cm.) (platemark); 9 x 10 ½ in. (23 x 26.6 cm.) (sheet)
Grego I 180, II 390 (see I 101-102, 389); BM Satires 7066, 5928
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
786.01.01.04 Impression 1

The Prize Fight, 1787
Watercolor with pen in black and gray ink over graphite on cream laid paper
18 1/8 x 27 3/8 in. (46 x 69.5 cm.)
Baskett and Snelgrove 114
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
B1993.30.113 

Procession to the Hustings after a Successful Canvass, 1784
Published on April 30, 1784 by George Humphrey, No. 48 Long Acre; No. 14
Etching, with stipple, in black ink on cream laid paper
9 ¼ x 13 ½ in. (23.5 x 34.3 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
Grego I 134-135, II 389; BM Satires 6564
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
784.04.30.01.1+ 

Progress of Gallantry, or Stolen Kisses Sweetest
Published [February 14, 1814,] by Thomas Tegg, No. 111 Cheapside, plate no. 279
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper
13 9/16 x 9 7/8 in. (34.8 x 24.9 cm.) (platemark);  14 1/8 x 10 in. (35.8 x 25.5 cm.) (sheet)
Grego II 275-276, 404; BM Satires 12402
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
814.02.14.01 

The Race (or How to Twist your Neck)
Black and brown ink, wash, watercolor, and graphite on cream wove paper
4 11/16 x 7 ½ in. (11.9 x 19.1 cm.)
Related etching published as How to Twist your Neck, in the book by Marmaduke Markwell, Advice to Sportsmen, Rural or Metropolitan, London, 1809, opposite p. 110
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.33 

Scene in a Country Landscape, 1817
Watercolor, vermilion ink, black ink and wash, and graphite on cream wove paper with a countermark of J WHATMAN/ _80_
11 1/8 x 18 7/16 in. (28.3 x 46.8 cm.)
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.1

The Sculptor, ca. 1800
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor and gray wash on thin beige paper mounted on cream wove paper
11 15/16 x 9 1/4 in. (30.3 x 23.5 cm.) (sheet); 17 ½ x 12 ¾ in. (44.45 x 32.39 cm.) (mount)
Grego II 16-19, 396; BM Satires 9572
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959, 59.533.1833 

Skating on the Serpentine
Pen in gray and black ink and wash over graphite, on cream laid paper with contemporary mount
8 7/8 x 14 7/16 in. (22.5 x 36.7 cm.) (sheet); 12 5/16 x 17 5/8 in. (31.3 x 44.8 cm.) (mount)
Baskett and Snelgrove 118
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
B1977.14.298

William Paulet Carey, engraver, British, Dublin 1759 – 1839 Birmingham
Thomas Rowlandson, designer
A Sketch from Nature, [1784]
[Published on June 24, 1784 by John Raphael Smith, No. 83 Oxford Street]
Stipple with etching in brown ink with watercolor on cream laid paper
11 3/4 x 15 7/8 in. (29.8 x 40.3 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
Grego I 145; BM Satires 6719
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959, 59.533.36(b)

John Keyse Sherwin, engraver, British, East Dean, Sussex 1751 – 1790 London
Thomas Rowlandson, designer
Smithfield Sharpers or The Countrymen Defrauded, 1787
Published on April 10, 1787 by E. Jackson, No. 14 Marylebone Street, Golden Square
Etching and engraving in black ink on cream laid paper
14 1/4 x 17 1/2 in. (36.2 x 44.5 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
Grego I 46-48; BM Satires 9672
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959, 59.533.220 

Smoaking for a Tobacco Box
Blackish-brown ink and wash, watercolor, and graphite on cream laid paper
7 ¾ x 6 3/16 in. (19.7 x 15.7 cm.)
Verso: sketch of female figure with whip riding on the back of a man; child riding on the back of a man (graphite)
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.12

A Sot
Brown ink and wash and watercolor, with touches of graphite, on cream wove paper
5 15/16 x 4 7/16 in. (15.1 x 11.3 cm.)
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, 1953.7.29
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4) 

The Sot, 1814, from The English Dance of Death, vol. 1, 1816
Illustrations by Thomas Rowlandson, text by William Combe
Volume published on March 1, 1816 by Rudolph Ackermann, 101 Strand
Etching and aquatint with watercolor on cream wove paper
4 7/16 x 7 13/16 in. (11.3 x 19.8 cm.) (platemark); 5 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (13.7 x 21.2 cm.) (sheet)
Grego II 326 (see 317-355, 405); BM Satires 12422
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959, 59.533.1638(13) 

Street Scene
Black ink and wash, with watercolor, over graphite on cream wove paper
6 ¼ x 8 ¾ in. (15.88 x 22.23 cm.)
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Purchase
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.10 

Studies of George III and Statesmen, ca. 1790
Pen in brown ink, with graphite (with inscriptions on paper in pen and brown ink) on buff laid paper
8 1/16 x 6 3/16 in. (20.5 x 15.7 cm.) (sheet)
Baskett and Snelgrove 261
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
B1975.4.690

The Syrens, 1787
Published on April 10, 1787 by E. Jackson, No 1 Marylebone Street, Golden Square
Etching, aquatint, stipple, and roulette in black ink on cream laid paper
10 3/4 x 14 5/8 in. (27.3 x 37.1 cm.) (sheet, trimmed)
Not in Grego
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959, 59.533.219 

A Touch on the Times, 1788
Published on December 29, 1788 by S. W. Fores, No. 3 Piccadilly
Etching in black ink with watercolor on cream laid paper with a watermark of Strasburg lily & bend, G. R.
10 7/16 x 15 1/8 in. (26.5 x 38.4 cm.) (sheet, trimmed along platemark on three sides)
Grego I 231-232, II 392; BM Satires 7387
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959, 59.533.274 

The Tour of Doctor Syntax, In Search of the Picturesque, A Poem, vol. 1, 1812
Illustrations by Thomas Rowlandson, text by William Combe (1742-1823), published by Rudolph Ackermann, at his Repository of Arts, 101 Strand, 1812
Etching and aquatint in black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper
9 x 5 ½ in. (22.4 x 13.9 cm.) (page)
Grego II, pp. 247-250; see BM Satires 12162
Vassar College Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Gift of Rebecca L. Lowrie, ’13 in memory of Fanny Borden, ‘98

The Two Patriotic Duchess’s on Their Canvass, [1784]
Published [April 3, 1784] by William Humphrey, 227 Strand
Etching in black ink on light bluish-gray wove paper with a watermark of large arms and fleur-de-lis
11 x 8 3/8 in. (27.9 x 21.3 cm.) (platemark)
Grego I 124, II 389; George 6494
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959, 59.533.52

Unloading a Waggon, 1812
Published by Thomas Tegg, No. 111 Cheapside, plate no. 214
Etching, with stipple, in black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper
9 13/16 x 13 13/16 in. (24.9 x 35 cm.) (platemark); 10 3/16 x 14 5/8 in. (26 x 37 cm.) (sheet) 
Grego II 255-256; not in BM Satires
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
813.09.12.01.2

Vauxhall Gardens, ca. 1784
Watercolor with pen in black and gray ink over graphite on cream wove paper
13 3/6 x 18 ¾ in. (34.5 x 47.6 cm.) (sheet)
Baskett and Snelgrove 12
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
B1975.4.1844 

Vaux-Hall, 1785 (after Rowlandson)
Engraved by Robert Pollard (1755-1838) and aquatinted by Francis Jukes (1747-1825)
Published June 28, 1785 by John Raphael Smith, No. 83, Oxford Street, London
Etching and aquatint in black ink with watercolor on heavy cream laid paper
21 11/16 x 31 7/16 in. (55 x 78 cm.) (sheet)
Grego I 156-162, II 390; BM Satires 6853
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Randolph, Jr., 1999.19 

Women on Steps
Black ink, reddish-brown ink, watercolor, and graphite on cream wove paper
5 x 3 5/8 in. (12.7 x 9.21 cm.) 
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.22 

Women Talking (also called Old Ladies Talking)
Brown and black ink, wash, and watercolor, over graphite on cream wove paper
4 13/16 x 6 7/8 in. (12.2 x 17.5 cm.)
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fitz Randolph (Mary E. Hill ’45-4), 1953.7.25 

The World in Miniature; Consisting of Groups of Figures, for the Illustration of Landscape-Scenery, drawn and etched by T. Rowlandson
Published by Rudolph Ackermann, 101 Strand, 1817
Etchings in black ink, many with watercolor, on cream wove paper
9 1/2 x 6 ¼ in. (24.2 x 15.9 cm.) (page)
Grego II 312-316, 362, 405; not in BM Satires
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
75 R79 817 

Henry Fuseli (b. Switzerland, 1741-1825)
The Nightmare
Oil on canvas
12 3/8 x 9 in. (31.4 x 22.9 cm.)
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Purchase, 1966.1

Posted by Office of Communications Friday, April 8, 2011

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