Miseries of human life [graphic] / Woodward del. ; Rowlandson scul.

Creator:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker
Tegg, Thomas, 1776-1845, publisher
Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), approximately 1760-1809, artist
Published/Created:
[London] :
Pubd. October 9th, 1807 by Thos. Tegg, No. 111 Cheapside,
[1807]
Physical Description:
1 print on wove paper :
etching, hand-colored ;
sheet 24.4 x 34 cm.
Notes:
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
CtY-LW
Plate numbered '28' in upper right corner.
"Price one shilling cold."
Printseller's announcement following imprint statement: Price one shilling cold.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Abstract:
"Domestic scene based on Beresford's 'Miseries of Human Life' (1806), illustrating lines which follow the title (partially damaged) of the design: '[getting up] early in a cold gloomy morning, and on running down into the breakfast room for warmth and comfort, finding chairs, ta[ble, shovel, tongues,] poker and fender huddled into the middle of the room. Carpet tossed backward. - floor newly washed, windows wide open. - bee[s wax brush and ru]bber in one corner - brooms, mops and pails in another - and a dingy Drab on her knees before an empty grate -'. A man arrested at the door of a room disarrayed by cleaning, wearing a dressing gown and with a gouty slippered foot, his hands held out warily in front of him, his teeth clenched together and his nose dripping; at left, kneeling in front of the grate, a stout and grotesque maid scrubbing the floor; a bust portrait of a man above the mantelpiece, looking disapprovingly down on the maid; cat and caged bird at far right."--British Museum online catalogue.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1807
Satires (Visual works)--England--1807
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
807.10.09.01
Orbis Record:
8774615
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr04006
OID:
10961578
PID:
digcoll:973849