Drawing from Life at the Royal Academy, from The Microcosm of London or London in Miniature

John Bluck, English, 1791 - 1819, after Augustus Charles Pugin, English, 1762 - 1832, after Thomas Rowlandson, English, 1756 - 1827

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1808

Hand colored etching on wove paper

Plate: 9 1/4 × 11 3/16 in. (23.5 × 28.4 cm)

Sheet: 10 9/16 × 13 3/16 in. (26.9 × 33.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund

PR.950.61.1

Publisher

Rudolph Ackermann

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, upper right margin: Plate 1; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: Rowlandson & Pugin del.t [in superscript] et sculp.t [in superscript]; inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: Bluck Aqua.t [in superscript]; inscribed, in plate, lower center: DRAWING from LIFE at the ROYAL ACADEMY, / (SOMERSET HOUSE.) / London Pub. 1, Jan. 1808 at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts 101, Strand.; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 7.50 [in superscript]

Course History

ARTH 16.2, Women in Art, Kristin O‘Rourke, Fall 2014

Exhibition History

The Art of Spectatorship: A History of Viewing from the Renaissance to the Present Day, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19-April 6, 2008.

Artist as Object/Subject, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 18, 1999-March 12, 2000.

18th-Century English Graphics, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 29-December 10, 1978.

Provenance

Goodspeed's Book Shop, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1950.

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