Dr. Syntax Painting a Portrait

Thomas Rowlandson, English, 1756 - 1827


about 1812-1821

Hand colored etching on wove paper

Overall: 5 7/8 × 9 1/2 in. (14.9 × 24.1 cm)

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



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Printed, on plate, lower left: Drawn by Rowlandson; center: DR. SYNTAX PAINTING A PORTRAIT.

Exhibition History

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


Anton's Studio; sold to present collection, 1954.

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