Money Lenders

Thomas Rowlandson, English, 1756 - 1827

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1785

Etching, printed in bistre, with hand coloring on paper

Image: 9 13/16 × 13 3/4 in. (24.9 × 35 cm)

Sheet: 11 7/16 × 15 3/4 in. (29 × 40 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards Fund

2007.39.1

Publisher

William Humphrey (about 1740-1810), London

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Titled, in plate, lower center margin: MONEY LENDERS.; dated and inscribed, in ink, lower left margin: Pub‘d [d superscript] Novem.r [r superscript] 8th [th superscript] 1784 by W. Humphrey No. [o superscript] 227 L Frand [all in script]; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, center right: 33 [oriented vertically with left at bottom]

Course History

ENGL 22, The Rise of the Novel, Alysia Garrison, Spring 2015

SOCY 7.1, Race and Ethnicity, Emily Walton, Winter 2015

SOCY 7.2, Race and Ethnicity, Emily Walton, Spring 2014

ENGL 20, Age of Satire, Alysia Garrison, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, in conjunction with the Humanities Institute, Leslie Center for the Humanities, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 6-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Angela Rosenthal and David Bindman, No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2003, p. 3, ill. p. 2.

Published References

British Museum catalogue number 6717

Provenance

A Private Collection of Prints, Oil Paintings, Watercolours, and Drawings, lot 390, Bloomsbury Auctions, London, United Kingdom, Thursday, April 19, 2007; sold to present collection, 2007.

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