The old beau in an extasy [graphic] / drawn from the life & ext. by J. Dixon.

Published/Created:
[London]
Printed for Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, London, publish'd as the act directs
[1773]
Physical Description:
1 print on laid paper : mezzotint, hand-colored ; plate mark 35.4 x 25.2 cm., on sheet 39 x 30 cm.
Notes:
Publication date from Stephens.
Eight lines of verse in two columns, one on each side of title: Behold this wretch! A fop at sixty two, a true conceited, ugly, worn out beau ...
Temporary local subject terms: Macaronies -- Old men -- Male dress: dressing gown -- Domestic service: valet -- Furniture: hanging bookcase -- Dressing table -- Mirror stand -- Cosmetics -- Wigs: toupeĢe wig with queue -- Pictures amplifying subject: Narcissus admiring his own image in the stream -- Clocks -- Emblems: window curtain tassel as a fool's cap.
Print Shop ; Nov. 1958 ; Acquisitions no.: 958-11-1-57.
Publication date erased from this impression.
Associated Names:
Dixon, John, 1740-1811 [Printmaker]
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793 [Publisher]
Language:
English
Genre:
Mezzotints -- England -- London -- 1773
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1773
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
773.07.13.02+
Orbis Record:
8272324
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr03718
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10716206
PID:
digcoll:2754926