Annals of sporting [graphic] : by Calem Quizem, Esqr. and his various correspondents.
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; sheet 16.9 x 21.8 cm
Title from text heading vignette in left panel. Printmaker from British Museum catalogue. Four lines of verse below vignette in left panel: The courtier is thrown in pursuit of his game, the poets too often laid low... Sheet trimmed within plate mark. CtY-LW
A plate with four images etched for the publication: Annals of sporting by Caleb Quizem, Esqr. In the upper left, the image for the etched title page with an image of a man falling from a winged horse; upper right, a portrait of Caleb Quizem, Esqr. sitting in an armchair wtih a quizzing glass in his right hand, two books on the table beside him along with a quill pen and ink stand and on the wall a picture of a man "Geoffey Cambr[..] who also sits in an armchair and his gouty foot on a stool; lower left, image of a man on horseback (rear view) with a cannon above and a caption "The true method of sitting a horse mathematically delineated."; lower right image, an image at 90 degrees to the other images with a man mid-flight having been thrown from his horse, having failed to jump a gate. Another rider looks on in horror (right) and a peasant also with a look of horror looks on from the road (left). With caption above, "How to vault from the saddle" and signed "Woodward del. ; Rowlandson fect."
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Annals of sporting.
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8, no. 11479 & 11480 Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. 2, page 178
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