Signed, in plate, lower right margin: J. Smith fecit; signed, in plate, lower left margin: J. Smith pinxt. [t is superscript]; dated, in plate, lower center margin: Publish'd Apr. 2d. [d is superscript] 1773.; titled, in plate, lower center margin: Mifs MACARONI and her GALLANT at a Print-Shop; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: While Macaroni and his Mistrifs here, / At other Characters, in Picture, sneer,; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: I [separates the columns of text]; inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: To the vain Couple is but little known, / How much deserving Ridicule their own.; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: Printed for John Bowles, at No. [o is superscript] 13 in Cornhill.; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse of board to which print is affixed: Master Thornhill; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse of board to which print is affixed: [illegible] / 48 -- [circumscribed with circle]
ENGL 22, Rise of the Novel, Alysia Garrison, Spring 2019
ENGL 20, Age of Satire, Alysia Garrison, Winter 2014
The Artful Disposition of Shades: The Great Age of English Mezzotints, Owen Robertson Cheatham and Friends Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19 through March 14, 2010.
Satrical Print Shops of the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century [Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, conference No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity] Elevator Vestibule, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 1-November 12, 2007.
T.Barton Thurber, The Artful Disposition of Shades: The Great Age of English Mezzotints, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, Capital Offset Company Inc., 2010, ill, p. 11, fig. 10, checklist p. 23.
British Museum catalogue no. 5220
A Private Collection of Prints, Oil Paintings, Watercolours, and Drawings, lot 431, Bloomsbury Auctions, London, Thursday, April 19, 2007; sold to present collection, 2007.
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